United Continental Holdings, Inc. 8-K 2008
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 25, 2008
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
As previously disclosed in the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K filed on August 15, 2008, the Company named Kathryn A. Mikells the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of UAL Corporation effective November 1, 2008. On September 25, 2008, the Human Resources Subcommittee of the UAL Board approved the compensation arrangement for Ms. Mikells. In recognition of her increased level of responsibility as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and based on a review of external market data of chief financial officer compensation, the Human Resources Subcommittee approved increases in her annual salary, annual bonus opportunity and long-term incentive equity awards. Effective November 1, 2008, Ms. Mikells will receive an annual salary of $525,000 and an annual incentive award opportunity of 60% of annual salary.
The Human Resources Subcommittee also approved the grant of an equity award to Ms. Mikells under the 2008 Incentive Compensation Plan, effective November 3, 2008. The award will consist of 50,000 stock options and 30,000 shares of restricted stock, and will vest at a rate of 25% annually over four years beginning on November 3, 2009. The terms of the award will be similar to the terms set forth on the Restricted Share and Stock Option Award Notices, filed as exhibits 10.4 and 10.5 to the Companys Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2008.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.