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Allegiant Announces John Redmond as CEO and Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr. as Executive Chairman

Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr. to assume Executive Chairman role; John Redmond to add Chief Executive Officer title

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Allegiant announced that Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr., Allegiant chairman and chief executive officer, will assume the role of executive chairman of the board, while John Redmond, company president, will take on the additional role of chief executive officer. The transition will be effective June 1, 2022.

Redmond has served on Allegiant's board since 2007 except for a one-year hiatus in 2013 as he pursued an opportunity in Australia. His appointment to CEO follows more than five years as president of Allegiant, where he had responsibility for all commercial and operational aspects of the company. Prior to joining Allegiant full-time, Redmond spent more than three decades in the hospitality industry, including serving as president and chief executive officer of MGM Grand Resorts, LLC. Redmond currently serves on the board of directors of Vail Resorts Inc.

Gallagher has spent more than four decades developing and building airline business models, culminating with Allegiant. When Gallagher took control of Allegiant in 2001, it had one airplane and was just emerging from bankruptcy. From there, Gallagher has grown the company to having more than 110 aircraft and operating 600 plus routes across more than 130 cities in the United States.

Source: Allegiant Travel Company

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