JetBlue Names Mary Neff Vice President of Supply Chain

Neff responsible for corporate purchasing program planning, sourcing efforts and supply chain management

New York, N.Y.—May 15, 2012—New York's Hometown Airline JetBlue Airways appointed Mary Margaret Neff as Vice President of Supply Chain.

In her new role, Neff is responsible for the strategic planning of corporate purchasing programs, company-wide sourcing efforts and supply chain management. She reports directly to Mark Powers, Chief Financial Officer for JetBlue Airways.

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mary Neff as our new vice president of supply chain,” said Powers. “Mary managed the recent move of our corporate headquarters to Long Island City, N.Y., including change management initiatives for 1,000 crewmembers. Her procurement and operations leadership will be an incredible advantage to JetBlue as we continue into our second decade of providing award-winning service.”

Neff has a long history of leading major corporate initiatives using her extensive project management expertise. Since joining JetBlue in 2006, she has held various positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently she served as director, operations program management office (PMO). Previously, she held the positions of program director, airports & system operations and director, airport programs. During her tenure, she led the airline’s 2010 conversion to a new reservation platform leading all airports-related activities. She also played a crucial role in JetBlue’s move to Terminal 5 at JFK Airport in 2008.

“I am excited to take on this new role to streamline efficiencies and improve turnaround times, while generating value and quality performance levels,” said Neff. “By ensuring reliability and continuity, we ultimately enhance the overall customer experience.  I look forward to providing sourcing leadership and the best return on investment possible for JetBlue’s operations.”

Neff began her aviation career with Delta Air Lines 12 years ago working her way through the enterprise holding such roles as regional manager; corporate real estate, strategic sourcing manager, and general manager worldport, compliance & continuous improvement.