Montie Brewer

Current Position

Member of the Board of Directors

Date of entry


Curriculum vitae

Montie Brewer, who was born in 1957, has been a member of the Board of Directors of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. since October2013.

Mr. Brewer is the former President & CEO of Air Canada. Under his leadership, Air Canada became an industry innovator in pricing, sales, distribution and inflight product. Mr. Brewer joined Air Canada as its Executive Vice President Commercial in 2002. Prior to this, he had been serving as Senior Vice President Planning at United Airlines, with responsibility for revenue and planning functions. An industry veteran, Mr. Brewer has also held senior positions at Northwest Airlines, Republic Airlines, Braniff and Trans World Airlines. He has planned and developed over 20 hub operations worldwide, managed low-cost airline operations as President of United Shuttle and successfully restructured the route networks of three major carriers. While at United Airlines, Mr. Brewer acted as a key negotiator in the establishment of Star Alliance, of which United and Air Canada were both founding members. Mr. Brewer further sits on the Boards of Directors of Allegiant Travel Company and Aer Lingus.

Montie Brewer is married and has two children.

Curriculum vitae: Montie Brewer (PDF)