Service King Collision Repair Centers® announced the appointment of David Cush as chief executive officer, effective immediately. He will replace Chris Abraham, who departed from the role.
“The Board and I are delighted that David will lead Service King into the next phase of the company’s growth,” Ken Hicks, chairman of the board of Service King, said.
Cush most recently served as CEO of Virgin America, a San Francisco airline. While there he led the airline’s growth into a $2 billion dollar business. Earlier this year, Cush was appointed to Service King’s board.
“David’s experience in the complex operating environment of the airline industry, as well as his track record of building a strong brand in a rapid-growth environment, is just what Service King needs at this stage in its development,” Hicks said.
Prior to his time at Virgin America, Cush spent 20 years in various executive roles at American Airlines in finance, sales and marketing, international planning and operations, exiting the company as senior vice president of global sales and distribution. Cush also spent two years as chief operating officer of Aerolineas Argentinas.