Alaska Airlines Promotes Chris Berry Vice President of Finance
Alaska Airlines Promotes Chris Berry
Feb 23, 2017
board of directors named Chris Berry
vice president of finance and controller of Alaska Airlines and Alaska Air Group.
Berry joined Alaska Airlines in 2005 as director of financial reporting. He later was promoted to managing director of investor relations, and then to managing director of accounting and Alaska Air Group controller. In addition to his success as a financial leader, Berry championed several highly-acclaimed initiatives to deepen employee understanding of the financial aspects of the airline industry. Before joining Alaska, Berry worked in public accounting for Arthur Andersen and KPMG.
"Chris has done excellent work over the course of his career. He embodies our corporate leadership principles, especially his 'roll-up-your-sleeves' style of working with his team and unwavering integrity," said Pedersen. "His promotion reflects his outstanding achievements, and the new complexity of his role following our merger with Virgin America."
Source: Alaska Airlines