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Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bradley Tilden

58 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Brandon Pedersen

52 2014 Executive Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer

Gary Beck

71 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer - Horizon Air Industries Inc

Benito Minicucci

52 2018 President and Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Andrew Harrison

49 2015 Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Shane Tackett

40 2018 Executive Vice President, Planning and Strategy of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Kyle Levine

47 2016 Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Diana Birkett Rakow

41 2017 Vice President External Relations of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Andrea Schneider

53 2017 Vice President People of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Patricia Bedient

65 2016 Lead Independent Director

James Beer

58 2017 Independent Director

Marion Blakey

71 2010 Independent Director

Phyllis Campbell

67 2016 Independent Director

Raymond Conner

63 2018 Independent Director

Dhiren Fonseca

54 2014 Independent Director

Susan Li

33 2018 Independent Director

Helvi Sandvik

61 2013 Independent Director

James Thompson

67 1999 Independent Director

Eric Yeaman

51 2012 Independent Director

Matt Grady

2017 Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Bradley Tilden

Mr. Bradley Douglas Tilden is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Tilden has been chairman of Alaska Air Group, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air since January 2014. He served as president of Alaska Airlines from December 2008 to May 2016. In May 2012, Mr. Tilden was named president and CEO of Alaska Air Group and CEO of Alaska Airlines, and he was CEO of Horizon Air from May 2012 to May 2016. He served as executive vice president of finance and planning from 2002 to 2008 and as CFO from 2000 to 2008 for Alaska Airlines and Alaska Air Group. Prior to 2000, he was vice president of finance at Alaska Airlines and Alaska Air Group. Before joining Alaska Airlines, Mr. Tilden worked for the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Brandon Pedersen

Mr. Brandon S. Pedersen is Executive Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Pedersen joined Alaska Airlines in 2003 as Staff Vice President/Finance and Controller of Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines and was elected Vice President/Finance and Controller for both entities in 2006. He was elected Chief Financial Officer of Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines in June 2010 and Executive Vice President/Finance and Chief Financial Officer of both entities in 2014. Effective February 2019, he was elected Treasurer of Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines. He was Chief Financial Officer of Virgin America Inc. from December 2016 to July 2018, when Virgin America was merged into Alaska. He is a member of Air Group's Management Executive Committee.

Gary Beck

Mr. Gary L. Beck is a President, Chief Executive Officer - Horizon Air Industries Inc, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Beck was elected President and CEO of Horizon Air effective January 15, 2018 and is a member of Air Group’s Management Executive Committee. Mr. Beck previously served as Vice President, Flight Operations at Alaska Airlines, Inc. until retiring in June 2015. Following that date, he provided consulting services to Alaska Airlines, Inc. in connection with the integration to a single operating certificate with Virgin America Inc.

Benito Minicucci

Mr. Benito Minicucci is President and Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc. a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group Inc. Mr. Minicucci joined Alaska Airlines in 2004 as Staff Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering and was promoted to Vice President of Seattle Operations in June 2008. He was elected Executive Vice President/Operations and Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines in December 2008. In May 2016, he was named President of Alaska Airlines. He was Chief Executive Officer of Virgin America Inc. from December 2016 to July 2018, when Virgin America was merged into Alaska. He is a member of Air Group’s Management Executive Committee.

Andrew Harrison

Mr. Andrew Harrison is Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc. a subsidiary of the company. Mr. Harrison joined Alaska Airlines in 2003 as the Managing Director of Internal Audit and was elected Vice President of Planning and Revenue Management in 2008. He was elected Senior Vice President of Planning and Revenue Management in 2014. He was elected Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer in February 2015 and named Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer in August 2015. He is a member of Air Group's Management Executive Committee.

Shane Tackett

Mr. Shane R. Tackett is Executive Vice President, Planning and Strategy of Alaska Airlines, Inc. of the Company. Mr. Tackett was elected Executive Vice President of Planning and Strategy in September 2018 and is a member of Air Group’s Management Executive Committee. Mr. Tackett previously served as Senior Vice President of Revenue and E-commerce from August 2017 to September 2018 and has served a number of capacities since joining Alaska Airlines in 2000, including Managing Director Financial Planning and Analysis, (2008-2010), Vice President Labor Relations (2010-2015) and Vice President Revenue Management in 2016.

Kyle Levine

Mr. Kyle B. Levine is Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of the Company. Mr. Levine was elected Vice President Legal and General Counsel of Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines in January 2016 and is a member of Air Group’s Management Executive Committee. He was elected Corporate Secretary of Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines in August 2017. Mr. Levine joined Alaska Airlines in February 2006 as a Senior Attorney. He also served as Associate General Counsel and Managing Director Commercial Law and General Litigation from July 2009 to February 2011 and, subsequently, as Deputy General Counsel and Managing Director of Legal at Alaska Airlines from February 2011 to January 2016. He was appointed Assistant Corporate Secretary of Horizon Air in August 2017 and was Assistant Corporate Secretary of Virgin America from November 2017 to July 2018, when Virgin America was merged into Alaska.

Diana Birkett Rakow

Ms. Diana Birkett-Rakow is Vice President External Relations of Alaska Airlines, Inc. of the Company. Ms. Birkett-Rakow was elected Vice President of External Relations at Alaska Airlines in September 2017 and became a member of Air Group’s Management Executive Committee at that time.

Andrea Schneider

Ms. Andrea L. Schneider is Vice President People of Alaska Airlines, Inc. of the Company. Ms. Schneider was elected Vice President of People at Alaska Airlines in August 2017 and became a member of Air Group’s Management Executive Committee at that time. Ms. Schneider was previously Vice President of Inflight Services at Alaska (2011-2017), later also taking responsibility for Call Centers at Alaska (February 2017). She began her career at Alaska as Manager of Financial Accounting in 1989. Since that time, she has held a number of positions, including Senior Vice President of People and Customer Services at Horizon Air Industries (2009-2011).

Patricia Bedient

Ms. Patricia M. Bedient is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Bedient was executive vice president (until July 2016) for The Weyerhaeuser Company, a publicly traded company and one of the world’s largest integrated forest products companies. She was the company’s CFO until February 2016. A certified public accountant (CPA) since 1978, she served as managing partner of the Seattle office of Arthur Andersen LLP prior to joining Weyerhaeuser. Ms. Bedient also worked at Andersen’s Portland and Boise offices as a partner and as a CPA during her 27-year career with the firm. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Washington Society of CPAs.

James Beer

Mr. James A. Beer is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Beer joined Atlassian Corporation PLC, a publicly traded company, as its CFO in February 2018. He was executive vice president and CFO for McKesson Corporation from 2013 to 2017, and CFO at Symantec Corp. from 2006 to 2013. From 1991 to 2006, he held a number of management positions including CFO at AMR Corporation and American Airlines, AMR’s principal subsidiary.

Marion Blakey

Ms. Marion C. Blakey is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Blakey was president and CEO of Rolls-Royce North America until June 30, 2018. From 2007 to 2015, she was president and CEO of Aerospace Industries Association, the nation’s largest aerospace and defense trade association. Prior to that she served as the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration from 2002 to 2007 and as chair of the National Transportation Safety Board from 2001 to 2002. She previously served on the President’s Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration, the Washington Area Airports Task Force Advisory Board and the International Aviation Women’s Association Advisory Board.

Phyllis Campbell

Ms. Phyllis J. Campbell is an Independent Director of the Company. Since April 2009, Ms. Campbell has been chairman of the Pacific Northwest Region for JPMorgan Chase & Co., a publicly traded company. She is the firm’s senior executive in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, representing JPMorgan Chase at the most senior level. From 2003 to 2009, Ms. Campbell served as president and CEO of The Seattle Foundation, one of the nation’s largest community philanthropic foundations. She was president of U.S. Bank of Washington from 1993 until 2001 and served as chair of the bank’s Community Board. Ms. Campbell has received several awards for her corporate and community involvement, including Women Who Make A Difference and Director of the Year from the Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Raymond Conner

Mr. Raymond L. Conner is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Conner is former vice chairman of The Boeing Company. Prior to his appointment to vice chairman in 2013, Mr. Conner served in a number of positions with Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1977, including a variety of roles within the sales, finance and materiel divisions. Most recently, he served as vice president and general manager of the 777 program (2001-2003), vice president of sales for the Americas (2003 to 2007), vice president and general manager of supply chain management and operations (2008 – 2011), vice president sales, marketing and commercial aviation services (2012), and president and CEO (2013-2017).

Dhiren Fonseca

Mr. Dhiren R. Fonseca is an Independent Director of the Company. Prior to joining Certares LP as a partner in December 2014, Mr. Fonseca was chief commercial officer at Expedia, Inc., where he served for more than 18 years. He contributed greatly to the online travel company’s growth and success, serving in a host of key roles including co-president of its global partner services group and senior vice president of corporate development. Mr. Fonseca helped found Expedia.com as part of the management team at Microsoft Corporation that brought the online travel company to life in 1995 and subsequently took it public in 1999. Before Expedia, he held multiple roles in product management and corporate technical sales at Microsoft Corporation.

Susan Li

Ms. Susan J. Li is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Li currently serves as a vice president of finance at Facebook, Inc., where she leads the finance and business planning organization. Since joining Facebook in 2008, Ms. Li has served in a number of finance positions, including director of finance from 2013 to 2016, leading teams focused on business operations and financial planning and analysis. Prior to Facebook, she was an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley.

Helvi Sandvik

Ms. Helvi K. Sandvik is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Sandvik is president of Kidways LLC (business management consulting). From 1999 to 2016, Ms. Sandvik was president of NANA Development Corporation (NDC), a diversified business engaged in government contracting, oilfield and mining support, professional management services, and engineering and construction. During this time, she oversaw the growth of the NDC from an oil field support services company with revenues of $50 million into a diverse, multi-sector, global enterprise with revenues of $1.5 billion. Prior to that, Ms. Sandvik served in a variety of leadership roles within the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, including director of statewide aviation and deputy commissioner. Ms. Sandvik serves on the board of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, a non-profit organization. She has served in a variety of public and non-profit leadership roles including as trustee to the Robert Aqqaluk Newlin Trust, as chair and member of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce Board, and member of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority Board, commissioner of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, and as a board member of the Native American Contractors Association. She also served on board of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Seattle Branch, from 2004 to 2009 and was its chair from 2008 to 2009.

James Thompson

Mr. James Kenneth Thompson is Independent Director of the Company. Since 2000, Mr. Thompson has been a co-owner and president and CEO of Pacific Star Energy LLC, a firm that is a passive owner of oil lease royalties in Alaska. He served from 2004 to 2012 as Managing Director of Alaska Venture Capital Group LLC, a private oil and gas exploration firm in which Pacific Star Energy LLC owns an interest. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Thompson served as executive vice president of ARCO’s Asia Pacific oil and gas operating companies in Alaska, California, Indonesia, China and Singapore. Prior to that, he was president of ARCO Alaska, Inc., the parent company’s oil and gas producing division based in Anchorage, Alaska. He chairs the environmental, health, safety and social responsibility committee and serves on the governance and nominating committee of Coeur Mining Corporation, serves on the strategy planning and enterprise risk committee and chairs the compensation committee at Tetra Tech, Inc., and serves on the compensation committee, chairs the governance and nominating committee, and the hydrocarbon reserves committee, as well as serving as non-executive chairman of the board of Pioneer Natural Resources Company. Mr. Thompson is also a member and chair of CDF Capital, a non-profit organization.

Eric Yeaman

Mr. Eric Kawika Yeaman is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Yeaman was named president and COO of First Hawaiian Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Hawaiian Inc., in June 2015. From 2008 to 2015, he was president and CEO of Hawaiian Telcom, a telecommunications and technology company serving the state of Hawaii. Prior to that, he was senior executive vice president and COO of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO). Mr. Yeaman joined Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI), HECO’s parent company, in 2003 as financial vice president, treasurer and CFO. Prior to joining HEI, Mr. Yeaman held the positions of chief operating and financial officer for Kamehameha Schools from 2000 to 2003. He began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP in 1989.

Matt Grady

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