Lars-Erik Arnell joined Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. in September of 2002 as Vice President of Corporate Development. Prior to joining the company, he held various financial positions in the transportation industry including the regional airline, air medical transportation, truckload and global manufacturing industries. Mr. Arnell has deep knowledge and experience from financial management, restructuring, business development, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Arnell has held CFO positions in several large transportation companies including Burlington Motor Carriers, Inc., a large international trucking company based in Indiana and Business Express Airlines, Inc., a large regional airline based in the Northeastern US. Most recently, Mr. Arnell was employed as the financial advisor to the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Helicopters, Inc. the largest helicopter air medical transportation company in the US.

Mr. Arnell also has received invaluable global experience from his employment with ABB and SAAB in which he held various financial management positions in Sweden, England and in the USA. Mr. Arnell holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance from Linkoping University combined with an eighteen month Management Trainee Program within SAAB.