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    American Airlines Executive Appointed to the Paul Quinn College Board of Trustees

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines announced today Denise Lynn, Vice President - Diversity and Leadership Strategies, has been appointed to the Paul Quinn College Board of Trustees. Paul Quinn College is the only historically black college in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

    Lynn replaces Peggy Sterling, Vice President - Safety, Security and Environmental at American Airlines, who served eight years on the board. In 2008, Paul Quinn College honored Sterling by establishing the American Airlines Peggy Sterling Trustee of the Year Award for her long-time support of the institution.

    Lynn joined American Airlines in 1989 as a financial analyst in Airline Planning and moved to the Human Resources Department in 1992. In her current role, she oversees all of the airline's diversity programs and talent management initiatives. She previously served as the Vice President - People for American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, where she was responsible for all human resources and labor matters.

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