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JetBlue Appoints Al Spencer as New Vice President and Controller

JetBlue has appointed Al Spencer as the carrier’s new Vice President and Controller. Mr. Spencer joins the airline from Paris-based publicly-traded gas company Air Liquide, where he has served as Deputy CFO North America and Corporate Controller since 2017.


JetBlue's New Vice President and Controller, Al Spencer - Photo Credit: National Diversity Conference

On Wednesday (May 11, 2022), JetBlue announced the appointment of Al Spencer as the airline’s new Vice President and Controller. In his new role, Mr. Spencer will be responsible for JetBlue’s corporate accounting, tax, payroll, accounts payable and fraud, and revenue accounting teams, and will report to the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Ursula Hurley. Al Spencer joins JetBlue from the Paris-based publicly traded gas company, Air Liquide, where he has served as Deputy CFO North America and Corporate Controller since 2017. Before joining Air Liquide, he served for five years as Assistant Controller with NCI Building Systems. Mr. Spencer began his career with KPMG, before holding a number of accounting and finance roles with Sysco Foods, Friedkin Services Group and ExpressJet Airlines.


In Wednesday’s announcment, JetBlue’s Chief Financial Officer, Ursula Hurley, said,


“With Al’s extensive accounting and finance experience at a number of public companies, we are very pleased to welcome him to JetBlue’s finance leadership team. His track record of managing the complex business issues of evolving companies like ours will be a real benefit to JetBlue.”


Also commenting on his new role at JetBlue, Al Spencer added,


“I'm thrilled to join the JetBlue finance team and look forward to contributing to the success of this incredible travel company. JetBlue’s future is bright and I am excited to work with the team to continue the momentum in the years ahead.”


Al Spencer is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s in accounting.


JetBlue is ‘New York’s Hometown Airline®’ and a leading carrier in Boston (BOS), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO) and San Juan (SJU). The airline carries guests to destinations across the U.S., Caribbean, Latin America and London (Heathrow and Gatwick). JetBlue Airways Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBLU.


Source: JetBlue/Businesswire