A4A names senior vice president, communications

Airlines for America (A4A), the trade association representing the US airlines, has announced that Rebecca Spicer has been named Senior Vice President, Communications, the company said.

Spicer brings to the association more than two decades of public affairs experience, having worked in television news, the White House communications office and association senior management.

At A4A, Spicer will be responsible for the association´s communications initiatives that execute key public relations strategies, promote the industry´s image and help achieve advocacy objectives.

Spicer joins A4A from the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), where she most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs. For 12 years, she managed communications strategy for public affairs campaigns and membership engagement programs. She implemented programs that strengthened the beer distribution industry´s public image and advanced policy priorities.

Prior to joining NBWA, Spicer served in the George W. Bush White House as associate director of communications, where she produced televised presidential events.

Airlines for America (A4A) advocates on behalf of the American airline industry as a model of safety, customer service and environmental responsibility and as the indispensable network that drives our nation´s economy and global competitiveness. A4A works collaboratively with the airlines, labor groups, Congress and the Administration to improve air travel for everyone.