Southwest Airways president Tom Nealon retires solely months after being handed over for CEO job

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Southwest Airways president Tom Nealon will retire from the provider instantly, the corporate introduced Monday, three months after Nealon was handed over for the CEO job.


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Nealon, 60, has been at Dallas-based Southwest Airways for 10 years and had earlier management stints at distinguished firms based mostly in North Texas reminiscent of J.C. Penney and Frito-Lay.

In June, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly introduced he’ll retire early subsequent 12 months and chosen longtime firm government Bob Jordan to take his place. Nealon was an apparent candidate as a successor to the CEO place however didn’t get the job.


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