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Alaska Air Group names new chief information officer

10 July 2014

Alaska Air Group´s board of directors said it has named Veresh Sita vice president and chief information officer for Alaska Airlines.

As CIO, Sita will have oversight of a department of 300 information technology professionals and be responsible for investing in the infrastructure, enterprise systems and technical innovation at Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier Horizon Air. He will join the company on Aug. 1.

A 23-year technology professional, Sita earned a bachelor´s degree in commerce/business information systems from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was born and raised.

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


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