Alaska Airlines adds Microsoft executive to board

Alaska Air Group has announced it has named Microsoft´s EVP of human resources Kathleen Hogan to the company´s board of directors, the company said.

At Microsoft, Hogan focuses on making the technology company an exceptional place to work, and ensures the company is creating a culture that attracts and inspires the world´s most passionate talent. Her appointment, which begins immediately, affirms Alaska Airlines´ commitment to its people, as well as its focus on innovation and technology.

Hogan previously served as corporate vice president of Microsoft Services, a team dedicated to helping businesses and consumers maximize the value of their investment in Microsoft technologies.

Alaska Airlines and its regional partners fly 46 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica.