Posted on: 18 October 2011 by Ross McSweeny
JetBlue Airways’ chief financial officer Ed Barnes has resigned from the airline and will be replaced by company treasurer Mark Powers for an interim period while a full-time replacement is sought.
Barnes joined JetBlue in 2006 as vice-president, cost management and financial analysis, and was promoted to CFO in 2008, while Powers joined the carrier in 2006 as treasurer and vice-president corporate finance. He was promoted to senior vice-president treasurer in 2007.
“Under Ed’s leadership, our company has benefited from a stronger financial discipline, allowing us to plan a sustainable growth strategy,” remarked Dave Barger, JetBlue’s president and CEO. “The financial team Ed built will continue to serve JetBlue well, and we wish him well in his future endeavours.”