Friday, March 22, 2013

Airbus makes first Mobile hire

MOBILE, Ala. -- Airbus Americas filled its first position for Mobile's $600 million A320 final aircraft assembly plant. Jennifer Ogle, 49, is the new director of human resources for the Mobile operation. She'll join Airbus on April 15 and report to Linda Herbert, vice president of HR for Airbus Americas. Ogle joins Airbus from Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics in Theodore, Ala., where she has been the human resources director since July 2011. Groundbreaking for the Mobile facility at Brookley Aeroplex is slated for April 8. Hiring for manufacturing jobs at the assembly line will begin during the fourth quarter of 2013 and continue into 2014. (Source: Airbus, 03/21/13)