Spirit Airlines names Announces new Executive Appointments

08f367f582919ee3f86a66f3d8c24202Spirit Airlines has named three new executives to its leadership team. Ted Botimer has been named the Senior Vice President of Network Planning and Revenue Management, Laurie David Villa is the new Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, and Eric Netland has been promoted to Vice President of Pricing and Revenue Management.

“These three highly qualified individuals bring a diverse background of experiences from within and outside the traditional airline industry,” said Spirit’s President and CEO, Ben Baldanza.

Ted Botimer joined Spirit this week and will be responsible for the airline’s network planning and overall pricing and revenue management strategies. In this role he will focus on Spirit’s dynamic and evolving mix of new markets, successful fleet deployment, and overall management of the Company’s revenue.

Laurie David Villa joined Spirit in October 2014. She brings more than 25 years in human resources and comes to Spirit after serving as SVP of Human Resources at Charter Schools USA. Previously she held senior leadership positions at Liberty Power, LexisNexis, Ann Taylor, and Sara Lee, where she started her career.

Eric Netland joined Spirit in 2006 and most recently served as Sr. Director of Revenue Management and Forecasting. In this new role Eric will lead all aspects of revenue management, forecasting, pricing and analytics to optimize the passenger revenue performance of the airline.

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