The FINANCIAL — On March 28, American Airlines announced that Cornelius Boone has been named vice president – Team Member Services. He will report to Patrick O’Keeffe, senior vice president – People.
In this role, Boone will oversee all HR and People functions that support American’s 120,000 team members, including Team Member Services, Team Member Travel, HR Information Systems, Project Management Office, People Vendor Management, HR Reporting and Analytics, and Domestic and International People Business Partners, according to American Airlines.
“We are making American a company that puts its team at the center of all we do, and our Team Member Services group’s No. 1 job is to take care of the people running the airline,” said O’Keeffe. “We knew immediately that Cornelius’ experience, enthusiasm and clear passion for collaboration would be a perfect fit. We are excited and incredibly fortunate to welcome him to our team.”
Boone joins American from Walmart where he most recently served as vice president, Field Hourly Talent Management supporting more than 1 million associates in the United States. In this role, he has focused on leading a renewed emphasis on improving every aspect of the hourly associate experience in Walmart stores across the country. Boone earned a bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas.