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Carl Newman, A.A.E. Named General Manager
for Bush Intercontinental Airport

August 6, 2012

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Carl Newman (shown in middle) brings more than 30 years of aviation expertise to the Houston Airport System.
Houston Airport System director of aviation Mario C. Diaz announces the selection of Carl Newman, A.A.E. as the new general manager for George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Newman's duties and responsibilities include the daily operations of Houston’s largest airport and the development and implementation of policies and procedures.

In addition, Newman also coordinates the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the budget and expenditures for IAH, among other duties.

"Carl brings more than 30 years of aviation expertise to Houston and I am highly impressed with the accomplishments he achieved for Sky Harbor," said Diaz.  "He has strong leadership experience as an industry-recognized expert in facilities and air-side operations.  Houston benefits from his strong background as we continue enhancing the customer experience and create innovations to improve our facility to allow for more international passenger growth."

Prior to his position at IAH, Newman served as assistant aviation director at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Newman brings more than 30 years of aviation experience to Houston and held various leadership positions including deputy aviation director, facilities superintendent and airside operations manager. 

"My family and I are very excited to be here in Houston," Newman says. "I am elated to join the Houston Airport System, a world class organization." 

Newman is a board member for American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), the chair of the operations, planning and safety subcommittee for AAAE and the second vice president of the Southwest Chapter of AAAE.  He also served on the board for the Central Arizona Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from the University of Arizona and a Masters of Aeronautical Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
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