Tag: Board of Directors

American Airlines Names Vicente Reynal to its Board of Directors

American Airlines Group Inc. today announced the election of Vicente Reynal, 48, to its board of directors. “We are very excited to welcome Vicente to American’s board of directors,” said American’s Chairman Doug Parker. “Vicente has extensive experience leading global industrial bus...

JetBlue appoints Nik Mittal to Board of Directors

JetBlue appoints Nik Mittal to Board of Directors

[caption id="attachment_47919" align="alignright" width="225"] Nik Mittal[/caption] JetBlue today announced the appointment of Nik Mittal to its board of directors. The independent director appointment is effective immediately, following unanimous approval by the company’s board of directors...

Spirit operates a large fleet of Airbus A319s and A320s (photo: Spirit Airlines).

Spirit Airlines Board of Directors urges stockholders to reject JetBlue tender offer

Spirit Airlines, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors, after consultation with its outside financial and legal advisors, has unanimously determined that the unsolicited tender offer from JetBlue Airways Corporation to acquire all outstanding shares of Spirit's common stock for $30 per ...

American Airlines names Gregory D. Smith to its Board of Directors

American Airlines Group Inc. today announced the election of Gregory D. Smith, 55, to its board of directors. Smith will serve on the board’s Audit Committee and Corporate Governance, Public Responsibility and Safety Committee. “We are very pleased Greg has agreed to join the American Airl...

JBT announces the appointment of new Director

JBT Corporation, a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry, announced today that it has increased the size of its Board of Directors to ten members and elected Charles ("Chuck") L. Harrington to the Board effective January 1, 2022. ...

United Airlines appoints Laysha Ward to board of directors

United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) has announced that Laysha Ward is joining its board of directors. Ward, currently executive vice president and chief external engagement officer of Target Corporation, brings an impressive resume with more than three decades of corporate leadership experience to ...

American Airlines Names Adriane M. Brown To Its Board of Directors

American Airlines Group Inc. today announced the election of Adriane M. Brown, 62, to its board of directors. Brown will also serve on the company’s Audit and Corporate Governance and Public Responsibility committees. “We are thrilled Adriane has agreed to join American’s board,” said Cha...

Boeing Directors Art Collins and Susan Schwab to Retire from Board

The Boeing Company board of directors has announced that directors Arthur D. Collins Jr. and Susan C. Schwab will retire from the board when their terms expire and will not stand for reelection at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The board also named chairs to its six board committee...

JetBlue Appoints Monte Ford to Board of Directors

JetBlue Appoints Monte Ford to Board of Directors

JetBlue today announced the appointment of Monte Ford to its board of directors. The independent director appointment is effective immediately, following approval by the company’s board of directors. Ford joins JetBlue's board with technology expertise gained from a career spanning almost four ...

SkyWest, Inc. Appoints Smita Conjeevaram to Board of Directors

SkyWest, Inc. has announced the appointment of Smita Conjeevaram to its Board of Directors. Ms. Conjeevaram, 60, is a global executive with over 25 years in finance and nearly a decade of experience at two of the Big 4 worldwide accounting firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. In her mo...

Performance-based long-term incentive plan for Finnair’s Executive Board

The Board of Directors of Finnair has approved a new performance share plan covering the period from 1 July 2020 through 30 June 2023. Within the plan, the participants have the opportunity to earn Finnair shares and cash as a long-term incentive reward, if the performance targets set by the Board o...

American Airlines Names Douglas M. Steenland to its Board of Directors

American Airlines Group Inc. has announced the election of Douglas M. Steenland, 69, to its board of directors. Steenland also will serve on the company’s finance and compensation committees. “We are delighted Doug has agreed to join our board and we welcome his extensive airline experience t...

Gogo Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan to Protect Valuable Tax Assets

Gogo Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a Section 382 Rights Plan to preserve and protect Gogo's ability to utilize its large net operating loss carryforwards ("NOLs") and other tax assets. As of December 31, 2019, Gogo had approximately $580 million of federal tax NOLs,...

SWISS Announces Changes to the Board of Directors

SWISS Board of Directors members Harry Hohmeister and Ulrik Svensson stepped down from their positions at the beginning of April. While Ulrik Svensson has stepped down from his position as CFO of the Lufthansa Group and thus from the SWISS Board of Directors for health reasons, Harry Hohmeister has...

JetBlue Announces Major Changes to Board of Directors

JetBlue Announces Major Changes to Board of Directors

JetBlue today announced changes to its board of directors aligned with the company’s new governance guidelines, which the company recently revised to enhance the independence of the board. “After a thorough and thoughtful review process, our board adopted revised guidelines, including limit...

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