Story last updated at 12/17/2008 - 3:45 pm
SEATTLE - Alaska Air Group Inc. announced Dec. 8 a new president for Alaska Airlines as well as other executive management changes at the company.
The Alaska Air Group board elected Brad Tilden as president of Alaska Airlines. Tilden had been chief financial officer and executive vice president of finance and planning for Alaska Air Group. As president, Tilden will oversee operations and marketing at the airline and continue to handle network planning and revenue management. He has been with Alaska Airlines since 1991.
Glenn Johnson was named to replace Tilden as CFO and executive vice president of finance. He has worked in a variety of financial and customer-service positions for both the airline and sister carrier Horizon Air.
Ben Minicucci was also named the airline's chief operating office and executive vice president of operations. He had been vice president of Seattle operations.