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Former Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka joins Hawaiian Airlines board

Hawaiian Holdings, the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines has announced the addition of Former Jetstar Group CEO Jayne Hrdlicka to its board of directors.

Hrdlicka, who served as CEO of New Zealand’s a2 Milk Company after her time at Jetstar parent Qantas Airways, has substantial experience in the airline and retail sectors.

Joining Hrdlicka on Hawaiian Holdings’ board of directors is Michael McNamara, executive vice president and CIO of Target Corporation.

McNamara joined Target in 2015 and in his capacity as CIO has overseen the transformation of the retailer’s technology portfolio. Prior to joining Target, McNamara held positions of increasing authority with Tesco, a publicly-traded international retailer headquartered in the UK.

Hawaiian Holdings chairman Larry Hershfield said: “We welcome the additional experience and perspective both Jayne and Mike will bring to our board of directors, particularly as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Jayne brings significant airline and international perspective to our company, while Mike adds deep expertise in technology with consumer-focused companies.”

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