Skywest Airlines Ltd's directors and their roles are as follows:
Jeff Chatfield - Executive Chairman, Chairman of the Company’s Nomination Committee - formed the Company in 1997 and was the architect of the Company’s strategic acquisition of Skywest Airlines at a pivotal time. Mr Chatfield’s executive responsibilities include overseeing the corporate development as well as the business activities of the group. Mr Chatfield is a qualified and experienced public company director and business director in the fields of airlines, aircraft leasing, radio, TV and digital broadcasting. Mr Chatfield is also the Chairman of Avation PLC.
Ron Aitkenhead - Non-executive Director and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Nomination Committee - has significant public sector experience as Chairman of the Fremantle Port and as Chairman of the Board of the Central Wheatbelt Business Enterprise Centre. Mr Aitkenhead's qualifications include membership as a Graduate and Fellow of the Institute of the Company Directors (Australia) and he is registered as a Justice of the Peace with the Western Australian Department of Justice. He has also held committee positions with several community and sporting organizations in Western Australia.
John Jost - Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Company’s Audit and Remuneration Committees - worked as a journalist following his graduation from the University of Melbourne Law School. During his career, he was chief political correspondent of Melbourne’s principal broadsheet The Age. He has also served as publications and new projects manager for the Australian publishing company David Syme Ltd, and was a founding presenter of the highly respected ABC TV’s national nightly current affairs programme “The 7.30 Report”. In 1994, Mr Jost formed Bass Media which established an AM-FM radio network that is now part of the Macquarie Bank Radio Trust. He is a founder investor of the Company.
Chairmen of Board Committees are:
Audit - Mr Jost
Remuneration - Mr Jost
Nomination - Mr Chatfield
This website of Skywest Airlines Ltd is updated as at 11 April 2013 and is published in compliance with Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies.