16-May-2012 11:45 AM

Brad Tilden becomes CEO of Alaska Air Group

Alaska Air Group stated (15-May-2012) Alaska Airlines president Brad Tilden became CEO of Alaska Air Group and its subsidiary carriers, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, at the company's annual shareholder meeting on 15-May-2012. Mr Tilden, a 21-year veteran at Alaska Air Group, succeeds Bill Ayer, who has served as CEO since 2002. Mr Tilden retains his role as president of Alaska Airlines while Mr Ayer remains Alaska Air Group's chairman of the board as part of a transition plan announced in Feb-2012. [more - original PR