American Airlines revealed that Suzanne Rubin has been named President of the American Airlines AAdvantage® program, succeeding Maya Leibman , recently promoted to American’s Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President – Information Technology.
As President of AAdvantage, Rubin will be responsible for American’s frequent flyer program, which includes more than 67 million members and more than 700 award destinations across the globe. Rubin joined American in 1999 and has held a variety of leadership positions in revenue management, sales, AA Vacations, American’s pricing organization, and as head of customer loyalty, research and customer relationship management.
” Suzanne Rubin is a natural fit to lead AAdvantage,” said Virasb Vahidi, American’s Chief Commercial Officer. “Not only does she have significant breadth of experience, but she also possesses a personal passion for our members and the program.”
“One of the highlights of my career has been my time as President of AAdvantage, and I am thrilled to see Suzanne Rubin assume this leadership role,” said Leibman. “Suzanne is already familiar with the program and I’m confident she will continue to meet and exceed the high expectations of our members.”
Rubin earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 1992 and completed her Master of Business Administration degree at Indiana University ‘s Kelley School of Business.