JetBlue CFO Steve Priest Retires, Ursula Hurley Installed as Acting Chief Financial Officer

By Jesse Sokolow on 17 May 2021
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JetBlue Airways announced the retirement of the company’s CFO, Steve Priest, after 17 years with the company.

The New York-based airline simultaneously appointment of Ursula Hurley to the position of acting chief financial officer.

“The decision to leave was one of the most difficult I have ever made,” Priest said in a statement, adding that he was “proud” of his colleagues in finance as well as those throughout the company.

Hurley, who will perform the duties of the position in addition to her current responsibilities as treasury and investor relations at JetBlue, will take over the position from Steve Priest, who will be leaving the airline effective June 12.

“One of Steve’s greatest accomplishments was building a world-class finance team and we are fortunate that Ursula, one of our strongest leaders, will succeed Steve in leading JetBlue during this transition,” said Robin Hayes, chief executive officer of JetBlue.

Meanwhile, the company will begin a search to permanently fill the position.

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