People: SkyWest Inc (SKYW.OQ)
Mr. Russell A. Childs is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of SkyWest Inc. Mr. Childs was named Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2016, and has served as President of the Company since 2014 responsible for the holding company’s operating entities and all commercial activities. He joined the Company in 2001 and became Vice President – Controller later that year. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of SkyWest Airlines from 2007 to 2014. Mr. Childs earned his bachelor's degree in Economics and master's degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Childs was a certified public accountant employed by a public accounting firm. The Board nominated Mr. Childs, among other reasons, because the Board believes it is important to have the Company's Chief Executive Officer serve on the Board as he is the one closest to the Company's day-to-day operations and plays a critical role in communicating the Board’s expectations, advice and encouragement to the approximately 16,300 full-time equivalent employees of the Company and its operating subsidiaries. Mr. Childs currently serves as a director of the Salt Lake City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||1,344,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||520,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||993,395|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||2,857,400|