ALLEGIANT TRAVEL COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE PROMOTIONS
D. Scott Sheldon and Gregory C. Anderson take on new roles as Presidents of Allegiant Travel Company
LA VEGAS, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announced that D. Scott SheldonExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, and Gregory C. Andersonexecutive vice president and chief financial officer, will take on new roles as presidents of Allegiant Travel Company.
Efficient 1st of August, Sheldon’s new title will be president and chief operating officer and Anderson will be president and chief financial officer. They will continue to report to John RedmondCEO of Allegiant.
“I couldn’t be more excited to announce these promotions,” Redmond said. “Scott and Greg truly are the dynamic duo – consummate professionals who know the Allegiant company inside and out. This announcement is the result of their hard work and recognition of their individual contributions and talent. As CEO, it is my duty to retain talent and protect the future of the company – and these promotions go a long way towards achieving both goals. I have the utmost confidence in their abilities and I firmly believe that this change will benefit Allegiant in many ways.
Redmond also noted that while the decision to have two company presidents is unique, it makes sense given Sheldon and Anderson’s team cohesion, their respective strengths, and the company’s current workload. company – as the next twelve months will see the company add a new type of fleet, operate the company’s first joint venture with partner VivaAerobus and open the world-class Sunseeker Resort in Port Charlotte, Florida.
“When I joined Allegiant 18 years ago, it was almost experimental – we were still trying something new, serving small towns, offering low rates and an unbundled product,” Sheldon said. “This approach has really resonated with our clients and we have had tremendous success as a result. I am grateful to John – for his leadership, mentorship and belief in me and this team. Having worked side-by-side with Greg for nearly two decades, I can honestly say I couldn’t be happier to continue this incredible experience with Greg and look forward to the next two decades and beyond.”
“I am both thrilled and humbled to take on this new challenge,” Anderson said. “Scott and I have worked together for a long time – we know each other very well, and there is no one else I would rather share this responsibility with. I believe that together we are greater than the sum of our parts, and that’s as true for the role of president as it is for the company as a whole. I’m very excited to see what this leadership team can do.
Sheldon has served as Chief Operating Officer of Allegiant since 2017. He joined Allegiant in 2004 as Chief Accounting Officer and served as Chief Accounting Officer from 2007 to 2010. He also served as Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to 2019.
Anderson joined Allegiant’s accounting department in 2010. During his tenure, Anderson held several leadership positions within the company, including senior vice president – treasury and chief accounting officer. Anderson was named chief financial officer in 2019. Prior to joining Allegiant, he worked in corporate accounting for US Airways.
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