Lawrence W. Kellner
Chairman at Boeing
President, Emerald Creek Group; Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Continental Airlines. Mr. Kellner has served as President of Emerald Creek Group, LLC (private equity) since 2010. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc. (commercial airline) from December 2004 to December 2009. As CEO of Continental Airlines, Mr. Kellner led a highly regulated global airline that was committed first and foremost to safely operating every flight every day. In addition to strong training programs, safety at Continental required co-ordination and integration between several disciplines both internally (including pilots, maintenance, flight attendants and ground operations) and externally (including manufacturers, MRO vendors, airports and air traffic control). Meeting the requirements of numerous safety and regulatory compliance regimes around the world was of utmost importance to Continental and its customers. He joined Continental as Chief Financial Officer in 1995 and served as President and Chief Operating Officer from March 2003 to December 2004 and as President from May 2001 to March 2003, and was a member of the board of directors from May 2001 to December 2009. Mr. Kellner serves as non-executive chairman of the board of Sabre Corporation and as a member of the board of Marriott International, Inc.