United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) has appointed a new VP/CFO commercial, VP/CFO operations and managing director of investor relations to its finance division as it focuses on organizational alignment across all areas of the business, the company said.
United established two new chief financial officer roles. As vice president and chief financial officer of commercial, Jonathan Ireland will work with the airline´s commercial and IT teams to provide financial planning and analytical support. Ireland most recently served as managing director of investor relations and has also held positions in financial analysis and corporate budgeting at United.
As vice president and chief financial officer of operations, Tom Doxey will support all of the operational teams with analytical and financial support with a focus on achieving operational and financial goals. Most recently, Doxey served as vice president, fleet and corporate finance at Allegiant Air.
Julie Yates Stewart will join United on January 3 as managing director of investor relations where she will be responsible for overseeing the communication of United´s financial results, while managing relationships with United´s investors, analysts and credit rating agencies. Most recently, Yates Stewart served as a director at Credit Suisse where she was responsible for the firm´s equity research coverage of US and Canadian airlines.
United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. In 2015, United and United Express operated more than 1.5 million flights carrying more than 140 million customers.