Alaska Air Group names VP of Safety and Security



Alaska Air Group´s board of directors has named Max Tidwell vice president of safety and security for Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines, the company said.

Tidwell will oversee all safety functions, develop and execute long-term safety and security strategies and continue to advance Alaska Airlines´ world class safety culture.

Tidwell succeeds Tom Nunn who will continue to serve as Alaska Airlines vice president of safety until his retirement in June 2018, capping a 10-year career with the airline.

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