Atlas Air Worldwide has elected Robert F. Agnew as Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Agnew is President and Chief Executive Officer of Morten Beyer & Agnew. He succeeds retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Frederick McCorkle, who served as Chairman since 2014 and will continue as a Director.
Agnew has served on the board since 2004. He began his commercial aviation career at Northwest Airlines where he concentrated on government and contract sales, schedule planning and corporate operations research. He then served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at World Airways. Early in his career, he served in the U.S. Air Force as an Officer and instructor navigator with the Strategic Air Command.