Spirit Airlines CEO Fornaro To Step Down In 2019

Fort Lauderdale based ultra LCC Spirit Airlines’ CEO Bob Fornaro will step down on January 1, 2019, the airline said.

Ted Christie, the airline’s Chief Financial Officer, will take over the top role. Christie will become Spirit’s President this coming January 1, when he will also take a seat on the board of directors.

Christie joined Spirit in 2012, and since has been promoted from Senior Vice President to Executive Vice President.