United Continental Holdings, Inc. 8-K 2008
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 15, 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.
On August 15, 2008, UAL Corporation (“UAL”), the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Air Lines, Inc., (“United” and together with UAL, the “Company”) announced that Frederic F. Brace, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will retire from the Company after twenty years of service effective November 1, 2008. Mr. Brace will continue to serve in an advisory role to the Chairman and the Company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Brace will be succeeded by Kathryn Mikells, who will serve as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2008. Ms. Mikells, age 42, has been with the Company since 1994, and has been an officer of United since 2003. Most recently she has served as Vice President — Investor Relations since August 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Mikells was the Vice President — Financial Planning and Analysis from August 2006 to July 2007 and Vice President and Treasurer from January 2005 to August 2006. Ms. Mikells was the Vice President of Corporate Real Estate from November 2003 to January 2005. The details regarding Ms. Mikells’ compensation in connection with her new position have not been determined at this time.
The Company’s press release regarding these changes is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
Date: August 15, 2008