ANDREW C. LEVY JOINS ALLEGIANT TRAVEL COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
LEVY ALSO APPOINTED CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
LAS VEGAS. Oct. 22, 2013. - Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announced Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, has been elected to the board of directors and appointed to the post of Chief Operating Officer, in addition to his current role as President.
Andrew C. Levy has served as an officer of Allegiant since June 2001 and as Company President since October 2009. As President, Mr. Levy is responsible for all commercial and financial aspects of the business. Previously, he held titles of Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer for the Company. Mr. Levy is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and received a JD from The Emory University School of Law.
"Andrew has been with Allegiant since 2001 and has played a critical leadership role in the long-term growth and success of our company," said Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant Travel Company Chairman and CEO. "His proven leadership abilities and extensive operational and financial expertise, as well as a deep understanding of the airline business, will be invaluable in his new role as COO."
"I appreciate the board`s confidence in me and am looking forward to this new role," Levy said. "I am grateful to our hard working team members who contribute to the success of the operation every day, reinforcing our commitment to our goals of operational excellence and economic efficiency."
In his role as President and COO, Levy will oversee all commercial and operational aspects of the company. This decision will conclude Allegiant`s search for the Senior Vice President of Operations position recently vacated by the retirement of Kris Bauer.
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Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. The company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets. All can be purchased through the company website, allegiant.com. The company has been named one of America`s 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes Magazine for four consecutive years. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/SQmY7O.
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