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Academy of Achievement Edward Brennan

Edward Brennan

Inducted 1996

Edward BrennanEdward A. Brennan, 70, has been Executive Chairman of AMR Corporation, parent company of American Airlines, since 2003. Retired Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Sears, Roebuck and Co., a merchandising company. Mr. Brennan retired from Sears in 1995.


Mr. Brennan is on the boards of the following public companies in addition to 3M and AMR Corporation: The Allstate Corporation, Exelon Corporation, and McDonald’s Corporation. He is also affiliated with certain non-profit organizations, including as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Rush-University Medical Center, and a member of The Business Council.