Southwest Airlines reports leadership promotions

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has announced several leadership promotions from within the company´s ranks, the airline said.

Ryan Green is promoted to Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer. Green joined Southwest in March 2002 and has served the Marketing Department in various roles.

Bill Tierney is promoted to Managing Director Marketing. He has served Southwest Airlines in various functions since joining the Company in 2003.

Within Corporate Delivery & Technology, Erika Linford is promoted to Vice President, Corporate Delivery–Commercial, Customer, & Ground Operations. She joined Southwest in December 2011 as Director, Commercial Portfolio–Network Planning, Revenue Management, and Optimization. Over the last five years at Southwest, she has served in additional leadership roles.

Chris Monroe has been promoted to Senior Vice President Finance. Monroe will continue to serve as Treasurer and will assume the responsibility of our Tax Department led by Ken Guckian. Monroe joined Southwest in 1991 and has served in several roles across Finance, Financial Planning, Purchasing, and most recently as Vice President Treasurer.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) operates a network of 101 destinations in the United States and eight additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season. Its 53,000 employees serve more than 100 million customers annually. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 704 Boeing 737 aircraft.