Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today
announced that Jeff Misner was named chief financial officer of the company by
its board of directors.
In this position, Misner, 48, is responsible for the airline`s overall
financial operations and will continue to report to Larry Kellner,
“Jeff has played a key role in Continental`s success the past six years,”
said Gordon Bethune, Continental`s Chairman and CEO. “His abilities and
leadership will continue to be a vital part of the Company as we, along with
our industry, rebuild our business.”
Misner joined the airline in 1995 as vice president - treasury operations
and has held positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president
and treasurer and senior vice president - finance.
Prior to joining Continental, Misner was a tax and business consultant and
was a partner with Ernst and Young. He also served in the United States
Marine Corps from 1971-1975.