Merging businesses and brands

Bryan Bedford speaking at The Business Journal's Power Breakfast on Dec. 10, 2010

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Bryan Bedford is president and CEO of Republic Airways Holdings. In late 2009, Republic purchased Midwest Airlines of Oak Creek, Wis., and Frontier Airlines of Denver. In early 2010, Republic announced a brand merger: The Midwest brand would be absorbed by Frontier.


Bedford spoke to a crowd of about 300 Milwaukee-area business leaders at a recent Power Breakfast, sponsored by The Business Journal, about Republic's brand merger of Midwest and Frontier Airlines. He also recounted a unaired moment from his recent appearance on the CBS show Undercover Boss.

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Marquette University is a proud sponsor of The Business Journal Power Breakfast. The Power Breakfast is an event series featuring business and community leaders who offer insights and perspectives on key issues relating to their industry or the community. Audiences praise the program and speakers, whether they’re related to energy, education or business growth, and Power Breakfast speakers reach key audiences with important business and marketing messages.

The Business Journal of Milwaukee The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee, a print and online publication, reports on business and financial news in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Washington, Ozaukee and Walworth counties. The award-winning weekly newspaper includes breaking business news, analytical pieces, small business features and extensive records section.




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