Harrison Elected Chief Revenue Officer at Alaska Airlines
SEATTLE, 2/17/2015— Alaska Air Group announced Andrew Harrison has been elected executive vice president and chief revenue officer of Alaska Airlines, where he will oversee all revenue-related activities at Alaska Airlines.
Along with his existing responsibilities, which include oversight of corporate real estate, capacity planning and revenue management, Harrison will also lead customer innovation and marketing.
"Andrew has a strong track record of leading teams to achieve and maintain top performance in our hyper-competitive industry," Alaska Airlines' CEO Brad Tilden said. "Andrew's knowledge, expertise and passion for this industry and our company, will help him and his team work to ensure Alaska has the best schedules, best service and best prices for our customers."
Harrison, who joined Alaska Airlines in 2003, has held leadership positions in internal audit, financial planning and analysis, capacity planning and revenue management.
Shane Tackett Named Vice President of Revenue Management
Additionally, Shane Tackett has been named vice president of revenue management at Alaska Airlines. Tackett will be responsible for a range of activities including pricing, yield management and revenue analysis.
"As vice president of labor relations since 2011, Shane was integral in Alaska achieving long-term agreements with all five employee unions," said Harrison. "Shane's extraordinary analytical abilities and familiarity serving in the Revenue Management role on an acting basis for the past eight months, will bring valuable perspective to Alaska's revenue management efforts."
Tackett began his career with Alaska Airlines in 2000 and has since held several positions of increasing responsibility.
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers" in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the J.D. Power 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.