Alaska Airlines Names Laura Fowler Managing Director of Recruiting and Diversity

    Alaska Airlines Names Laura Fowler Managing Director of Recruiting and

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2013

SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Laura Fowler has joined Alaska Air
Group as managing director of recruiting and diversity. Fowler will oversee
the newly unified recruitment and diversity departments and expand efforts to
increase diversity recruitment and inclusion at Alaska Airlines and Horizon


"Laura brings great energy to our company. Her strong experience, energy and
expertise in building teams is just what our airline needs to advance our
talent acquisition and diversity efforts," said Tammy Young, Alaska Airlines'
vice president of human resources. "Laura and her diversity and recruiting
team members will help position Alaska and Horizon for success for years to
come as we grow our customer service-driven work force."

Prior to joining Alaska, Fowler served as senior manager of human resources at
Moss Adams LLP, a Seattle-based national accounting firm with 20 offices,
where she worked for five years in recruitment, employee relations,
compensation and organizational development. Fowler was previously vice
president, human resources with Blackrock Alternative Advisors, formerly
Quellos Group, a hedge fund firm based in Seattle. She also worked at Deloitte
Consulting as the western region recruiting manager, where she developed
national outreach and recruitment strategies.

"I'm thrilled to join the Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air family and look
forward to working to build the company's employment brand, and build a robust
pipeline of talent with a focus on diversity," Fowler said.

Fowler earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of
California, Los Angeles, and is a certified Senior Professional in Human
Resources (SPHR). A resident of Seattle, she is an active community volunteer,
having served as sustainer director for the Junior League of Seattle and the
auction chair of the Washington March of Dimes.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with
its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive
network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines
has ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network
Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates North America Airline Satisfaction
Study^SM for six consecutive years from 2008 to 2013. For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines
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SOURCE Alaska Air Group

Contact: Bobbie Egan, Alaska Airlines, +1-206-392-5101
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