Alaska Airlines

Executive leadership

Updated March 2021


This is an image of Ben Minicucci

Chief Executive Officer of Alaska Air Group


This is an image of Constance von Muehlen

Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines

This is an image of Andrew Harrison

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Alaska Airlines

This is an image of Shane Tackett

Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Alaska Air Group

Senior Vice Presidents

Charu Jain

Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Innovation

Kyle Levine

Senior Vice President of Legal and General Counsel

Nathaniel “Nat” Pieper

Senior Vice President of Fleet, Finance and Alliances, and Treasurer

Andy Schneider

Senior Vice President, People

Sangita Woerner

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Guest Experience

Vice Presidents

Ann Ardizzone

Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

Vikram Baskaran

Vice President of Information Technology Services

Chris Berry

Vice President, Finance and Controller

Diana Birkett Rakow

Vice President, External Relations

Brett Catlin

Vice President of Network and Alliances

Travis Gelbrich

Vice President, Inflight 

Shane Jones

Vice President, Airport Real Estate and Development

John Ladner

Vice President, Flight Operations

Wayne Newton

Vice President, Airport Operations and Customer Service

Todd Sproul

Vice President, System Operations

Sandy Stelling

Vice President of Strategy, Analytics and Transformation


Max Tidwell

Vice President, Safety and Security

Brooke Vatheuer

Vice President of Strategic Performance – Seattle

Jenny Wetzel

Vice President, Labor Relations

Board of Directors

J. Kenneth Thompson; Dhiren R. Fonseca; Bradley D. Tilden; James A. Beer; Raymond L. Conner; Eric K. Yeaman; Phyllis Campbell (retired); Helvi K. Sandvik; Susan J. Li; Patricia M. Bedient; Marion C. Blakey; Kathleen T. Hogan; Benito (Ben) Minicucci; Jessie J. Knight, Jr.; Daniel K. Elwell

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