Sam Buttrick

Sam Buttrick is a Managing Director and Global Sector Strategist in the
transportation group of UBS Investment Research. An analyst since 1986,
Mr. Buttrick specializes in the airline industry. For the past 11 years
he has been recognized as one of the top equity airline analysts on the
Institutional Investor All-American Research Team, and for the past
eight years he has been ranked as the number one US airline industry
analyst. Before joining UBS, Mr. Buttrick was the airline industry
analyst at PaineWebber prior to that firm’s acquisition by UBS. He has
also worked for Kidder Peabody, Morgan Keegan & Co., L.F. Rothschild &
Co., and Merrill Lynch Capital Markets. Mr. Buttrick holds an MBA from
the University of Chicago and a BA in Slavic Languages from Stanford
University. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst, and
is a past President of the Society of Airline Analysts. Mr. Buttrick’s
views are frequently cited in leading financial publications including
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.