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Gary Kelly

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Southwest Airlines

air date: June 8, 2017

In this episode of Overheard, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly discusses the future of air travel, Southwest’s keys to success and the future of the company.

Gary Kelly serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines. In Kelly’s 30 years at Southwest he has worked as a controller, Chief Financial Officer, VP of Finance, Executive VP and CFO before being promoted to CEO in 2004. In 2017 Kelly was recognized as one of the top five underrated CEOs by Fortune magazine.


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