AAR CORP has announced that John W. Dietrich has been elected to AAR’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Dietrich is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (“Atlas”), a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation services, and serves as the Chairman of the National Defense Transportation Association.
“Mr. Dietrich brings significant aviation and airline management expertise in both the airfreight and passenger sectors, as well as aircraft leasing. He also has a depth of experience working with the military, and under his leadership the company serves as the largest provider of their passenger and cargo airlift,” said John M. Holmes, AAR’s Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. “His leadership and industry insights will be valuable as we continue to grow AAR’s capabilities. We look forward to his contributions to the Board and our Company.”