Alaska Air Group CEO Brad Tilden joins Nordstrom board

Seattle-based Nordstrom has announced the appointment of Brad Tilden, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alaska Air Group, to the company's board of directors. The addition of Tilden brings the total number of directors to 16, of whom 13 are independent directors. Nordstrom directors serve one-year terms and the company requires annual elections of all board members. Tilden will join the Audit and Finance Committees of the company.

“We're fortunate to add a leader with Brad's depth of knowledge guiding a company consistently recognized for its customer service and financial strength to our board of directors," said Enrique Hernandez, Jr., Chairman of the board of directors for Nordstrom.

He was named Chairman of Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group) in January 2014. In 2012, Tilden was named CEO of Alaska Airlines and Alaska Air Group and has served as President of Alaska Airlines since December 2008. He served as chief financial officer from 2000 – 2008 and executive vice president of finance from 2002 to 2008. Before joining Alaska Air Group, he spent eight years with the accounting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers.





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