Appointed to the Board
1 March 2021
Remuneration and Audit committees
Skills and experience
Richard is the former Chief Executive Officer of US railroad company Amtrak. He previously spent more than 25 years in the aviation industry, last holding the position of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Delta Air Lines having formerly been Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he was President of UnitedHealth Group Commercial Markets. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Northwest Airlines and held senior roles at Continental Airlines.
Richard has extensive experience of building and leading strong businesses that provide high-quality experiences for customers. He brings to the Board in-depth knowledge of the travel landscape both globally and in the US, as well as significant board-level experience.
Richard is a Director of Cargill Inc. and is on the Board of Directors at Genesis Park Acquisition Corp., and Medtronic Inc. In addition, he is Advisory General Counsel to Cloverfield LLC and a Member of the Stakeholders Committee of Bridgewater Associates LP.