Posted on: 01 October 2013 by Mark Howells
SkyWest, Inc. has announced the appointment of Ronald Mittelstaedt and Keith Smith to the board of directors of SkyWest, Inc. and its subsidiaries, SkyWest Airlines, Inc. and ExpressJet Airlines, Inc.
Mittelstaedt is chairman and CEO of Waste Connections, a company he founded in 1997 and took public the following year, while Smith is president, CEO and director of Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corporation.
Jerry Atkin, chairman and CEO of SkyWest, Inc, commented, "We are pleased to add these leaders to the SkyWest, Inc. board of directors. We're confident that each of their strong backgrounds in capital-intensive businesses, as well as their philosophical alignments with SkyWest's people-first culture, will provide value to the board and to all SkyWest, Inc. stakeholders."