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Brewer joins United Airlines’ board of directors

United Airlines has announced today that Rosalind (Roz) Brewer is joining its board of directors.
photo_camera Rosalind (Roz) Brewer

United Airlines has announced that Rosalind (Roz) Brewer is joining its board of directors.

Brewer is an influential leader with chief executive experience, repeatedly recognised by Fortune and Forbes among their ‘Most Powerful Women in Business’.

Brewer has previously served as president and chief executive of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., chief operating officer of Starbucks Corporation, and president and chief executive of Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart Inc.

Scott Kirby, chief executive of United Airlines, said: “Roz’s strategic acumen and visionary leadership make her the right addition to our already strong board of directors as we plan for the long-term success of United Airlines.

“Her vast leadership experience characterised by innovation and digital transformation have made a lasting impact on some of the world’s leading companies and will be an asset to United.”

Ted Philip, chairman of the board of directors, said: “Roz has led some of the most dynamic and well-regarded companies in the world, and I am eager for her to help United excel in our plan to grow United to become the best airline in aviation history.”

Brewer said: “I am honoured to join the board of directors at United Airlines, an iconic company known for its commitment to excellence and innovation in the aviation industry.

“I look forward to collaborating with the board and leadership team as we continue to deliver unparalleled travel experiences for our customers and chart the course for our bright future.”

Brewer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Spelman College, and her ongoing commitment to supporting her alma mater as chair emerita underscores her belief in the transformative power of education and her dedication to empowering future generations of leaders.

Brewer continues to be actively involved in various philanthropic endeavors, supporting causes related to education, healthcare, and economic empowerment.



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