Alaska Airlines' board of directors elected Todd Sproul and Shane Jones to its growing leadership team in Seattle Wednesday. Mr. Sproul will serve as Vice President of System Operations, and Jones will be Vice President, Airport Real Estate and Development, filling a recent vacancy.
A 30-year veteran of Alaska Airlines, Sproul joined Alaska Airlines in 1988 as a ramp service agent and most recently served as Managing Director of Systems Operational Control. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Station Operations. He holds a bachelor's of business administration from Western Washington University.
Shane Jones comes to Alaska most recently from Delta Air Lines, where he served as Vice President of Corporate Real Estate and Airport Development. Prior to that he served as Director of Corporate Strategy & Business Development, where he worked extensively on the Northwest Airlines merger. Jones joined Delta in 2003. Jones holds a bachelor's of business administration from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.