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Mr. Gordon M. Bethune

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Board Member

Phone: (973) ***-****  HQ Phone
Honeywell International Inc
101 Columbia Rd
Morristown, New Jersey 07962
United States

Company Description: Honeywell Inc. is a controls company that develops and supplies advanced-technology products, systems and services to homes and buildings, industry, and space and...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree
    Abilene Christian University at Dallas
  • Harvard Business School
  • honorary doctorate degrees
    Montclair University
  • honorary doctorate degrees
    College of Aeronautics
  • honorary doctorate degrees
    Fairleigh Dickinson University
199 Total References
Web References
Gordon Bethune | Key Speakers Bureau
www.keyspeakers.com, 23 May 2014 [cached]
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"A big, blustery, no-nonsense executive, Mr. Bethune has the timing of a stand-up comic. But in between the jokes, what he has to say is pretty serious, and Continental's competitors would do well to take it to heart. The New York Times
In the airline industry, few names inspire as much awe, admiration, and accolades as Gordon Bethune. At Continental Airlines, Bethune spearheaded one of the most dramatic corporate turnarounds in United States history. When he joined the troubled carrier as president and COO in 1994, Continental consistently ranked last in every measurable performance metric, including on-time performance, customer complaints, and mishandled baggage. He became CEO nine moths later and was elected chairman of the board of directors in 1996. When he finished working his magic at Continental, the airline stood at the top of the heap, ranked by Fortune magazine as the No. 1 "Most Admired Global Airline. He retired in 2004. Gordon Bethune speaks from a lifetime of experience and success in one of the world's most complex businesses.
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The Ultimate Turnaround From Worst to First.: Gordon Bethune chronicles his experience coming to work for Continental Airlines, a major carrier that consistently ranked last in every measurable airline performance metric, and bringing the failing carrier to the top of the airline industry. Happy Employees Equals Happy Customers Creating a Great Place to Work.: Bethune talks about how to motivate a workforce to go above and beyond the call of duty and create an environment where people actually like coming to work--the keys to having satisfied customers. Managing a Complex Operation Keep it Simple!: Bethune explains how to operate a successful airline, arguably the most complex business in the world, by sticking to the fundamentals of a simple business plan, treating employees with dignity and respect, and giving customers what they want and will pay for.
Honeywell -Board of Directors
phx.corporate-ir.net, 1 May 2014 [cached]
Gordon M. Bethune Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc.
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Gordon M. Bethune Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc.
Board Committees:
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Mr. Bethune is the retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc., an international commercial airline company. Mr. Bethune joined Continental Airlines, Inc. in February 1994 as President and Chief Operating Officer. He was elected President and Chief Executive Officer in November 1994 and Chairman of the Board an... 
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www.sec.gov, 15 May 2014 [cached]
0001202887 BETHUNE GORDON M 751 BROAD STREET, 4TH FLOOR ATTN. CORPORATE COMPLIANCE NEWARK NJ 07102 1
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www.sec.gov, 25 Mar 2014 [cached]
GORDON M. BETHUNE
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Mr. Bethune has been Managing Director of g-b1 Partners (a travel advisory firm) since January 2005. He was Chairman and CEO of Continental Airlines, Inc. from 1996 until his retirement in December 2004. Mr. Bethune was the President and CEO of Continental Airlines from November 1994 to 1996 and served as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) from February 1994 to November 1994. Prior to joining Continental, Mr. Bethune held senior management positions with The Boeing Company, Piedmont Airlines, Western Air Lines, Inc. and Braniff Airlines.
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Baltimore, Bethune, Caperton, Casellas, Cullen, Krapek, Scovanner and Unruh) are “independent” as that term is defined in the listing standards of the NYSE and in Prudential Financial’s Corporate Governance Principles.
Honeywell -Corporate Governance - Committee Composition
phx.corporate-ir.net, 1 May 2014 [cached]
Gordon M. Bethune Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc.
Board Committees:
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Mr. Bethune is the retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc., an international commercial airline company. Mr. Bethune joined Continental Airlines, Inc. in February 1994 as President and Chief Operating Officer. He was elected President and Chief Executive Officer in November 1994 and Chairman of the Board an... 
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