People: JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O)

JBLU.O on Nasdaq

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29 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joel Peterson

66 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Robin Hayes

47 2014 President, Chief Commercial Officer

David Barger

56 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Frank Sica

63 2008 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Mark Powers

60 2012 Chief Financial Officer

James Hnat

43 2007 Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary

Jens Bischof

48 2011 Director

Thomas Winkelmann

54 2013 Director

Peter Boneparth

54 2008 Independent Director

David Checketts

2000 Independent Director

Virginia Gambale

54 2006 Independent Director

Stephan Gemkow

54 2008 Independent Director

Ellen Jewett

55 2011 Independent Director

Stanley McChrystal

59 2010 Independent Director

Ann Rhoades

69 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joel Peterson

Mr. Joel C. Peterson is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Jetblue Airways Corporation. Mr. Peterson is the founding partner of Peterson Partners, LLP, a private equity firm he founded in 1995. He is also the founding partner of Peterson Ventures, which manages a portfolio of small, early-stage investments and Whitman I Peterson, a real estate investment fund founded in 2008. From 1973 through 1990, Mr. Peterson served in several positions at Trammell Crow Company, a commercial real estate development company, including Chief Executive Officer from 1988 through 1990 and Chief Financial Officer from 1977 to 1985. Mr. Peterson has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business since 1992 where he is the Robert L. Joss Consulting Professor of Management and has served as a director for the Center for Leadership Development and Research and on the Advisory Council to the School. As well, he is an overseer for the Hoover Institution, a policy think tank at Stanford, and serves on the board of Ladder Capital Finance and Franklin Covey. As a private equity investor and former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of a commercial real estate company, Mr. Peterson’s qualifications and experience include knowledge of real estate, customer service, talent management and leadership development.

Robin Hayes

Mr. Robin Hayes serves as President, Chief Commercial Officer of JetBlue Airways Corp. Mr. Hayes has been appointed as President, effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Hayes currently holds the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer for the airline. Prior to Mr. Hayes’ promotion, JetBlue’s CEO Dave Barger held the roles of both CEO and President. Mr. Hayes joined JetBlue as Chief Commercial Officer in August 2008 after a long career at British Airways, culminating in the position of Executive Vice President for The Americas. As Chief Commercial Officer at JetBlue, Mr. Hayes has been responsible for the airline’s revenue, network, sales, marketing and communications strategy, as well inflight service and customer support (reservations). In addition to continuing to oversee those commercial activities as President, his responsibilities will expand to include operations. Mr. Hayes is a graduate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom. He received a BSc and Masters in Engineering from the university.

David Barger

Mr. David Barger serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of JetBlue Airways Corporation., effective January 1, 2014. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since May 2007 and President since June 2009. He previously served as President from August 1998 until September 2007, and as Chief Operating Officer from August 1998 until March 2007. Mr. Barger is a member of the team that founded JetBlue. Mr. Barger is currently serving as the Chair of the FAA’s NextGen Advisory Committee for a two year term that expires in 2012. Mr. Barger is on the Foundation Governance Council and the Board of Governors of the Flight Safety Foundation, and serves as the chair of Pencil, a non-profit organization devoted to improving public education in New York City. Mr. Barger serves on the Board of A4A, a US airline industry association, and on the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association, IATA, an international trade association. Mr. Barger does not presently serve on other U.S. public company boards and has not served on another U.S. public company board within the past five years.

Frank Sica

Mr. Frank V. Sica is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of JetBlue Airways Corporation. Mr. Sica has served as a Managing Partner at Tailwind Capital, a private equity firm, since 2006. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Sica was a Senior Advisor to Soros Private Funds Management. During that period Mr. Sica was also President of Menemsha Capital Partners, Ltd., a private investment firm. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Sica was President of Soros Private Funds Management LLC, which oversaw the direct real estate and private equity investment activities of Soros. In 1998, Mr. Sica joined Soros Fund Management, where he was a Managing Director responsible for Soros’ private equity investments. From 1988 to 1998, Mr. Sica was a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley’s Merchant Banking Division. In 1996, Mr. Sica was elevated to Co-CEO of Morgan Stanley’s Merchant Banking Division. Prior to 1988, Mr. Sica was a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley’s mergers and acquisitions department. From 1974 to 1977, Mr. Sica was an officer in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Sica is a director of CSG Systems International, Inc., Safe Bulkers, Inc. and Kohl’s Corporation. Within the past five years, Mr. Sica also served as a director of Emmis Communications Corp. and NorthStar Realty Finance Corporation.

Mark Powers

Mr. Mark D. Powers is Chief Financial Officer of JetBlue Airways Corporation. Mr. Powers the company in July 2006 as Treasurer and Vice President, Corporate Finance. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Treasurer in 2007. Prior to joining JetBlue, Mr. Powers was an independent advisor to several aviation-related companies and has held a number of positions in both the finance and legal departments of Continental Airlines, Northwest Airlines and General Electric's jet engine unit.

James Hnat

Mr. James Hnat is an Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary of JetBlue Airways Corp., since April 12, 2007. He served as the company Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary since March 2006 and as the company General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from February 2003 to March 2006. Mr. Hnat is a member of the bar of New York and Massachusetts.

Jens Bischof

Mr. Jens Bischof is Director of JetBlue Airways Corporation. He has been a Member of the Lufthansa German Airlines Board since April 2011. In 2013, he was appointed Chief Commercial Officer of Lufthansa German Airlines. His areas of responsibility within the Board are Sales, Revenue Management, Marketing, Product Development, Loyalty Program and International Operations. Mr. Bischof has been with Deutsche Lufthansa AG since 1990. He worked in various positions in cargo operations and in corporate procurement before he was appointed Vice President, Corporate Procurement and Supply Management in 2000. In 2005 and 2006 he led the post-merger integration of SWISS Intl. Airlines into the Lufthansa Group. From September 2006 through March, 2011 he served as Vice President, The Americas and was responsible for all commercial activities of Deutsche Lufthansa AG in North and South America.

Thomas Winkelmann

Mr. Thomas Winkelmann serves as Director of Jetblue Airways Corp. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Germanwings GmbH since September 2006. Previously, he served as Vice-President of the Americas for Lufthansa German Airlines. Mr. Winkelmann has held senior management positions for Lufthansa in the United States since 1998. He started as Manager of Area Management Latin America and the Caribbean. Since September 2000, as Vice-President of the Americas based in New York, Mr. Winkelmann has been responsible for the entire Lufthansa organization in North and South America. His responsibilities included all operative functions, sales, marketing and the stations. Moreover, he was a member of the Executive Board of Eurowings Luftverkehrs AG from 2006-2008. Before joining Lufthansa in 1998, Mr. Winkelmann held management positions, among others, at Deutsche Reisebüro GmbH and at Kaufhof AG in Germany and in the US.

Peter Boneparth

Mr. Peter Boneparth is an Independent Director of JetBlue Airways Corporation. He has been a Senior Advisor of Irving Capital Partners, a private equity group, since February 2009. He served as president and CEO of the Jones Apparel Group from 2002 to 2007. Mr. Boneparth is a director of Kohl’s Corporation. Within the past five years, Mr. Boneparth also served as a director of Jones Apparel Group Inc.

David Checketts

Mr. David W. Checketts is an Independent Director of Jetblue Airways Corporation. He was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Legends Hospitality Management in which his Checketts Partners Investment Fund holds an equity stake. Mr. Checketts also currently oversees SCP Worldwide, a New York based investment firm formed in 2001 that focuses on sports, media and entertainment assets. From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Checketts was President and Chief Executive Officer of Madison Square Garden Corporation. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Checketts was the President of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. From 1990 to 1991, he was Vice President of Development for the National Basketball Association. From 1984 to 1990, Mr. Checketts was President of the Utah Jazz professional basketball team.

Virginia Gambale

Ms. Virginia Gambale is an Independent Director of Jetblue Airways Corporation. She has been a Managing Partner of Azimuth Partners LLC, a strategic and advisory firm in the field of technology and data communications solutions, since 2003. Prior to starting Azimuth Partners, Ms. Gambale was a Partner at Deutsche Bank Capital and ABS Ventures from 1999 to 2003. Prior to that, she held the position of Chief Information Officer at Bankers Trust Alex Brown and Merrill Lynch. Within the past five years, Ms. Gambale served as a director of Piper Jaffray Companies and Motive, Inc.

Stephan Gemkow

Mr. Stephan Gemkow is an Independent Director of Jetblue Airways Corporation., since August 2008. He is a member of the Deutsche Lufthansa AG Executive Board and its Chief Financial Officer, serving in that capacity since June 2006. Mr. Gemkow joined Deutsche Lufthansa AG in 1990, working initially in Corporate Organization and Strategic Corporate Development. He then moved on to work in various management capacities before serving as Area Sales Manager in Washington D.C. from 1994 to 1997. He took over as Head of Investor Relations, and in 2001 was appointed Senior Vice President Corporate Finance. In February 2004, Mr. Gemkow joined the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, where he was responsible for Finance and Human Resources. He is a member of the Exchange Experts Commission advising the German Federal Ministry of Finance.

Ellen Jewett

Ms. Ellen Jewett is an Independent Director of JetBlue Airways Corporation, since July 25, 2011. She is a Managing Director for BMO Capital Markets in the Public Finance Group covering airports and infrastructure, a position she has held since 2010. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of airport infrastructure financing, including five years as the head of airports and public sector transportation group at Goldman Sachs until early 2009.

Stanley McChrystal

General Retired Stanley A. McChrystal is an Independent Director of JetBlue Airways Corporation., since November 8, 2010. He is a retired 34-year U.S. Army veteran of multiple wars. Gen. McChrystal commanded the U.S. and NATO’s security mission in Afghanistan, served as the director of the Joint Staff and was the Commander of Joint Special Operations Command, where he was responsible for the nation’s deployed military counter terrorism efforts. Gen. McChrystal is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Command and Staff College and was a military fellow at both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He serves as Chairman of the board of Siemens Government Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary and a Federal Business Entity of Siemens AG, since December 2011, and since August 2011 a member of the Board of Advisors of General Atomics, resources for high-technology systems ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely operated surveillance aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies, and on the board of Knowledge International.

Ann Rhoades

Ms. Ann Rhoades is an Independent Director of JetBlue Airways Corporation. Ms. Rhoades has served as the President of PeopleInk, Inc., a human resources consulting firm, since its inception in 1999. From 1999 through 2002, Ms. Rhoades served as JetBlue’s Executive Vice President, People. From 1995 to 1999, Ms. Rhoades was the Executive Vice President, Team Services for Promus Hotel/DoubleTree Hotels Corporation. From 1989 to 1995, Ms. Rhoades was the Vice President, People for Southwest Airlines.

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