The head of South Carolina’s busiest airport will stay at the helm for two more years, postponing retirement plans announced in 2016.
The Charleston County Aviation Authority voted unanimously Thursday to keep CEO Paul Campbell in charge of Charleston International and its two other airports.
Campbell, 70, and a Republican state senator from Goose Creek, currently earns $225,000 annually, but a new contract will be written where he could make more, according to Aviation Authority chairman Billy Swails.
Campbell originally planned to retire by last December. The board requested he stay on month to month in the fall after a national search for a new CEO turned up no suitable candidates.
“He saved us four years ago, and with the expansion we are getting and his engineering and management back...Read More