United names new leaders to its finance organization
Julie Yates Stewart will join United on January 3 as managing director of investor relations where she will be responsible for overseeing the communication of United's financial results, while managing relationships with United's investors, analysts and credit rating agencies.
Most recently, Ms. Yates Stewart served as a director at Credit Suisse where she was responsible for the firm's equity research coverage of U.S. and Canadian airlines.
Prior to covering airlines, Ms. Yates Stewart was on Credit Suisse's Aerospace and Defense team.
She earned both her masters of accounting degree and her bachelor of science degree in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama.
To create additional alignment with its commercial and operations teams, the company has established two new chief financial officer roles.
As vice president and chief financial officer - commercial, Jonathan Ireland will work closely with the airline's commercial and IT teams to provide financial planning and analytical support.
Mr. Ireland has deep financial and leadership experience. He most recently served as managing director of investor relations and has also held positions in financial analysis and corporate budgeting at United.
He received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from Augustana College and his MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
As vice president and chief financial officer - operations, Tom Doxey will support all of the various operational teams to provide analytical and financial support with a focus on achieving important operational and financial goals.
Most recently, Mr. Doxey served as vice president, fleet and corporate finance at Allegiant Air and has broad expertise in finance and the airline industry.
Prior to joining Allegiant Air, Mr. Doxey held a variety of financial positions with US Airways.
He has a bachelor's degree in public relations from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Arizona State University. ■
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