MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) has appointed Jennifer L. Vogel, former Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc., to its Board of Directors as of October 14, 2022.
“I am honored to introduce Jennifer as a new member of the Board of Directors,” said Board Chairman David Siegel. “His decades of leadership in the aviation industry, along with his board and governance experience, will provide valuable insights for our own organization.”
Vogel brings over 30 years of leadership experience as a business executive and member of public boards. At Continental, she played a key role in rebuilding the airline’s business, helping it achieve substantial global expansion and significantly restructure and rebuild after 9/11. She was also instrumental in the merger of Continental Airlines with United Airlines, creating the world’s largest airline in less than five months.
Vogel has extensive board and committee experience. His current roles include the board of directors of the Telluride Regional Airport Authority, the board of directors of AAR Corp. and the National Council of the World Wide Fund for Nature. Honors include “Most Influential Corporate Directors” by Women Inc.. and “The Most Powerful and Influential Women in Texas” by the Texas Diversity Council and Texas Diversity Magazine.
“I am very pleased to have Jennifer join our Board of Directors and our leadership team,” said Jude Bricker, CEO of Sun Country Airlines. “She brings a wealth of real-world, hands-on experience that will help us continue our growth and financial performance. She is a dynamic leader who has proven herself.
Vogel received his BBA from the University of Iowa and his JD from the University of Texas.
Vogel replaces Patrick Kearney, who has resigned from the board effective October 14, 2022. Kearney’s resignation was not the result of a disagreement with the company.
About Sun Country
Sun Country Airlines is a new breed of low-cost hybrid airline, whose mission is to connect customers to their favorite people and places, to create unforgettable memories and transformative experiences. Sun Country is aggressively deploying shared resources across our synergistic scheduled, charter and freight businesses. Based in Minnesota, we focus on leisure passengers and Visiting Friends and Relatives (“VFR”) and charter customers and provide CMI service to Amazon, with flights across the United States and to destinations in Mexico, Central America, Canada and the Caribbean. .
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