JetBlue's Icema Gibbs Promoted to VP Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Apr 14, 2021 3:00 PM ET

NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced a series of promotions in place and appointments to its senior leadership team. Helping crewmembers grow their careers is a key to JetBlue’s culture and important to its continued success. Over the past 21 years, JetBlue has prioritized evolving the organization to keep business moving forward while investing in the growth and development of the dedicated people who make JetBlue a renowned company and employer.

Icema Gibbs has been promoted to VP CSR and DEI. Icema previously held the role of director, corporate social responsibility and diversity, equity and inclusion, and is one of JetBlue’s founding crewmembers. Last year, Icema took on the added responsibilities of supporting JetBlue’s Crewmember Resource Groups (CRGs) before stepping up to lead the overall Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy.

“Icema has been with JetBlue since before we had aircraft, and for more than two decades she has brought an unparalleled level of passion and expertise to shape how we serve our crewmembers, customers and communities,” said Mike Elliott, chief people officer, JetBlue. “As we navigate through the difficult but much needed conversations on racial injustice and discrimination, Icema will help solidify our DEI efforts with measurable goals to reduce biases, break down barriers and set up new pathways to increase representation at all levels of our company.”

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