4 September 2014
Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc. said it has elected Manuel A. Diaz as an independent director to the company´s board.
Diaz will bring extensive public service and community expertise to the board, having served as mayor of Miami from 2001 to 2009, and is credited with Miami´s resurgence as a world class, vibrant city. While in office, he was chosen to lead the United States Conference of Mayors, the official non-partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more.
Diaz is currently a senior partner at Lydecker Diaz, a prominent Miami law firm, where he specializes in urban development issues and corporate transactions.
Eastern Air Lines Group is located on the web at http://www.easternairlines.aero.