Continental Airlines President To Speak At Baylor

Nov. 14, 2000

by Alan Hunt

Gregory D. Brenneman, president and CEO of Houston-based Continental Airlines Inc. will discuss the future of the airline industry and business turnarounds during a luncheon presentation at Baylor University on Nov. 27.

Brenneman's talk, which is part of the Ben H. Williams Distinguished Speakers Series, is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Building at the Hankamer School of Business. The program is open to the public, although seating is limited. For reservation information call 710-3495.

As head of Continental, Brenneman is responsible for all scheduling, pricing, marketing and technical/flight/airport operations for the airline, which is the nation's fifth largest carrier. Previously, he worked for Arthur Andersen in Kansas City and later for the Boston-based management consulting firm of Bain & Company Inc., where he rose to vice president and partner.

Brenneman received a bachelor of business administration degree, summa cum laude, from Washburn University and a master of business administration degree with distinction from Harvard University.

The Ben H. Williams Distinguished Speakers Series honors the memory of Ben Williams, who was a member of the 1923 charter class of Baylor's School of Commerce and Business Administration -- today's Hankamer School of Business. An Outstanding Alumnus of Baylor and a trustee of the university, Williams endowed a fellowship in 1953 that today funds five separate professorships at Baylor.

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