LCC Breeze Adds United’s Doxey as President

Low-cost carrier Breeze Airways has appointed United Airlines’ Tom Doxey to the new role of president, the carrier announced Thursday. He will report to Breeze founder and CEO David Neeleman, starting June 8.

Doxey most recently served as SVP of technical operations at United, where he oversaw global technical operation functions and a team of more than 13,000 employees, according to Breeze. He previously was CFO of United’s operations, and also oversaw fleet planning and transactions. Prior to joining United in 2016, Doxey was VP of fleet and corporate finance at Allegiant.

Breeze also announced Natalie Atwood will join the carrier on May 2 as EVP of people. She will report to Doxey when he begins his role. Atwood most recently was EVP of people at HealthEquity, and previously worked for American Express, according to the company. John Varley, who has been both chief people officer and general counsel, will continue as general counsel.

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