Robert E. Jordan

President & CEO at Southwest Airlines

Bob joined Southwest Airlines in 1988, and has served in roles including Director Revenue Accounting, Corporate Controller, Vice President Procurement, Vice President Technology, Senior Vice President Enterprise Spend Management, Executive Vice President Strategy and Technology, and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. During his time at Southwest he has led numerous significant change initiatives, including the acquisition of AirTran Airways, the development of the new e-commerce platform, the all new Rapid Rewards loyalty program, and an enhanced boarding process. Prior to Southwest Bob worked for Hewlett-Packard as a programmer and financial analyst.


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  • President & CEO

    January, 2023 - present

  • CEO

    February, 2022

  • EVP Corporate Services

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