US Airways today announced that William J. Post, retired chairman and CEO of Pinnacle West Corporation, and former president and CEO of Arizona Public Service (APS), has joined its Board of Directors. Post, 60, will serve on the Board’s Compensation and Human Resources Committee, and its Labor Committee.
US Airways’ Chairman and CEO Doug Parker said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome Bill to US Airways. He is a seasoned corporate leader with extensive experience operating in a complex and highly regulated environment. US Airways will benefit from Bill’s broad business knowledge and strategic perspective, and we expect that he will be a significant contributor to our Board.”
He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Swift Transportation, and as a director of First Solar and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. In addition to serving as Chairman and CEO of Pinnacle West, Post also previously served as Chairman of Suncor Development Company, Stagg Information Systems, Nuclear Assurance Corporation, Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited, the Institute of Nuclear Power and El Dorado Investment Company. He also was a Director of Phelps Dodge Corporation (currently Freeport McMoRan).
In addition to his corporate work, Post has been a leader in the community, serving as Chairman of the Boards of the Business Coalition, Greater Phoenix Leadership, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way Campaign. He currently serves on the Boards of Translational Genomics Research Institute and the Thunderbird School of International Management. He is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Arizona State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1973.