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Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bradley Tilden

56 2014 Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer

Brandon Pedersen

50 2014 Executive Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer

David Campbell

55 2016 Chief Executive Officer and President of Horizon Air

Benito Minicucci

50 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc.; Chief Executive Officer of Virgin America Inc.

Andrew Harrison

46 2015 Executive Vice President; Chief Commercial Officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Kyle Levine

45 2016 Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Patricia Bedient

63 2016 Lead Independent Director

James Beer

56 2017 Director

Marion Blakey

68 2010 Independent Director

Phyllis Campbell

65 2016 Independent Director

Dhiren Fonseca

52 2014 Independent Director

Dennis Madsen

68 2003 Independent Director

Helvi Sandvik

59 2013 Independent Director

James Thompson

65 1999 Independent Director

Eric Yeaman

49 2012 Independent Director

Lavanya Sareen

2014 Managing Director Of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Bradley Tilden

Mr. Bradley D. Tilden is Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He joined Alaska Airlines in 1991, became Controller of Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines in 1994, Vice President/Finance in January 1999, Executive Vice President/Finance and Chief Financial Officer in January 2002, Executive Vice President/Finance and Planning in April 2007, and President of Alaska Airlines in December 2008. He leads Air Group’s Management Executive Committee and was elected to the Air Group Board in 2010. He was elected Chief Executive Officer of Alaska Air Group, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air in May 2012, and became Chairman of the Board in January 2014.

Brandon Pedersen

Mr. Brandon S. Pedersen is Executive Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He 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. In December 2016, he was named Chief Financial Officer of Virgin America Inc. He is a member of Air Group's Management Executive Committee.

David Campbell

Mr. David L. Campbell is Chief Executive Officer and President of Horizon Air Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group Inc. He joined Horizon Air in 2014 as President and Chief Operating Officer and was named President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2016. Prior to joining Horizon Air, Mr. Campbell served more than 25 years in maintenance and flight operations. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering at JetBlue Airways from January 2014 to August 2014, and, prior to that, he served as Vice President of Safety and Operational Performance at American Airlines. He joined American in 1988 after serving for four years in the U.S. Air Force and has overseen maintenance, quality, technical operations and safety. He is a member of Air Group's Management Executive Committee.

Benito Minicucci

Mr. Benito Minicucci is President, Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc.; Chief Executive Officer of Virgin America Inc., a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group Inc. He 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 and, in December 2016, Chief Executive Officer of Virgin America. He is a member of Air Group’s Management Executive Committee.

Andrew Harrison

Mr. Andrew Harrison is Executive Vice President; Chief Commercial officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of the company. He 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.

Kyle Levine

Mr. Kyle B. Levine is Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of the Company. He 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 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 Air Group and Alaska Airlines in February 2014.

Patricia Bedient

Ms. Patricia M. Bedient is Lead Independent Director of the Company. She is currently executive vice president for The Weyerhaeuser Company, a publicly traded company and one of the world’s largest integrated forest products companies. She served as 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. Suncor Energy, Inc. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group). Overlake Hospital Medical Center Board of Trustees. Oregon State University Board of Trustees .University of Washington Foster School of Business Advisory Board. World Forestry Center Executive Board (appointed in February 2016).BS, Oregon State University.

James Beer

Mr. James A. Beer is Director of the company. He is executive vice president and chief financial officer of McKesson Corporation, to the company’s board of directors. Beer will join the compensation and leadership development and safety committees. Since 2013, Beer has led the financial functions for McKesson, a San Francisco-based health services and information technology company ranked fifth on the Fortune 500 list. He is also a member of the company’s executive committee. Previously, Beer served as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Symantec Corp., where he managed the organization’s worldwide finance organization responsible for financial planning and analysis, treasury, corporate development, accounting, tax, purchasing and investor relations. Before Symantec, Beer was with American Airlines for 15 years. He first joined the airline in 1991 as a financial analyst and later became chief financial officer at AMR Corp. and its American Airlines subsidiary, where he played a variety of management roles in finance and operations, including leading the airline's European and Asia Pacific businesses. Beer is currently a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Economic Advisory Council. He holds a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering from Imperial College London and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. Beer resides in San Francisco.

Marion Blakey

Ms. Marion C. Blakey is Independent Director of the Company. She is president and CEO of Rolls-Royce North America. 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 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. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group). Noblis Board of Trustees (a non-profit science, technology and strategy organization). NASA Advisory Council. Independent Takata Quality Assurance Panel. International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations.

Phyllis Campbell

Ms. Phyllis J. Campbell is Independent Director of the Company. She 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.Nordstrom, Inc. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group). Toyota’s Diversity Advisory Board. BA, Washington State University . MBA, University of Washington.

Dhiren Fonseca

Mr. Dhiren R. Fonseca is Independent Director of the Company. He 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.Caesars Acquisition Corporation. eLong, Inc.

Dennis Madsen

Mr. Dennis F. Madsen is Independent Director of the Company. He was president and CEO of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), a retailer and online merchant for outdoor gear and clothing. He served as REI’s executive vice president and COO from 1987 to 2000, and prior to that held numerous other positions at REI. In 2010, Mr. Madsen was appointed a director of West Marine Inc., a publicly traded retail company in the recreational boating sector. He also chairs West Marine’s compensation and leadership development committee and serves on its nominations and governance committee. West Marine, Inc. He received BA, Seattle Pacific University , MBA, Pacific Lutheran University.

Helvi Sandvik

Ms. Helvi K. Sandvik is Independent Director of the Company. She has been president of NANA Development Corporation, a diversified business engaged in government contracting, oilfield and mining support, professional management services, and engineering and construction. She previously served as vice president operations at NANA Development Corporation and as vice president resources at NANA Regional Corporation. Ms. Sandvik formerly served in a variety of leadership roles within the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, including director of statewide aviation and deputy commissioner. She currently serves as an advisor to the Robert Aqqaluk Newlin Trust, where she was previously a trustee. She has served in a variety of public and non-profit leadership roles including chair and member of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, member of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, and commissioner of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission. She also served on board of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Seattle Branch, from 2004 to 2009 and served as its chair from 2008 to 2009. MBA, University of Alaska Fairbanks BA, Kalamazoo College.

James Thompson

Mr. James Kenneth Thompson is Independent Director of the Company. He has been president and CEO of Pacific Star Energy LLC, a private energy investment company in Alaska with partial ownership in the oil exploration firm Alaska Venture Capital Group. 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 and the audit committees of Coeur Mining Corporation, serves on the strategy planning committee and chairs the compensation committee at Tetra Tech, Inc., and serves on the governance and nominating, compensation and hydrocarbon reserves committees and chairs the health, safety and environmental committee at Pioneer Natural Resources Company. BS, Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Eric Yeaman

Mr. Eric Kawika Yeaman is Independent Director of the Company. He was named president and COO of First Hawaiian Bank 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. BA, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Lavanya Sareen

Mr. Lavanya Sareen is Managing Director Of Investor Relations of the Company. He is a 17-year veteran of the hospitality industry, having most recently served as director of corporate strategy and business development for United Airlines from 2011 to the present. Prior to that, he served as director of financial analysis for Continental Airlines and worked with Marriott Group Hotels and Taj Hotels. Sareen holds a master's of business administration degree in finance from Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Management and a bachelor's degree from the Indian Institute of Hotel Management.

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