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Alaska Air Group reports senior leadership changes

15 May 2014

Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, announced several changes to reorganize responsibilities among the company´s senior leadership.

CFO Brandon Pedersen has been promoted to executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer. In addition to his finance responsibilities, Pedersen now oversees financial planning and analysis and internal audit.

Andrew Harrison, vice president of planning and revenue management, has been promoted to senior vice president of planning and revenue management. Along with his existing responsibilities, he will oversee corporate real estate as well as pricing and revenue aspects of Alaska Airlines´ Mileage Plan frequent flier program.

Joe Sprague has been promoted to senior vice president of communications and external relations. Sprague will oversee government affairs, community relations, sales and community marketing, and corporate communications. Alaska Air Group will search for a replacement for Sprague´s previous role as vice president of marketing.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. For reservations, visit


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