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Spirit Airlines shareholders elect Mac Gardner as chairman

8-Aug-2013 9:10 AM

Spirit Airlines board of directors elected (07-Aug-2013) Mac Gardner as chairman following the resignation of William A Franke of Indigo Partners. Spirit’s CEO Ben Baldanza said, "On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Company, I want to thank Bill, JR and Indigo for their support and leadership over the last seven years.” Mr Gardner said, "I have confidence in Spirit's business model and look forward to working with Ben and his leadership team as we grow and bring our low fares to even more people in more places.”  [more - original PR]