United Continental Holdings, Inc. 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 12, 2012
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 13, 2012, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (the Company) announced that James E. Compton, one of the Companys named executive officers, has been named Vice Chairman and Chief Revenue Officer of the Company effective as of such date. The Compensation Committee of the Companys Board of Directors (the Board) on December 12, 2012 approved an increase to Mr. Comptons annual base salary to $875,000 in connection with and effective upon his assuming the new officer role of Vice Chairman.
On December 13, 2012, the Board approved certain revisions to the Companys amended and restated bylaws. The bylaws were revised to provide for the role of Vice Chairman as an officer of the Company, and to insert a description of the duties of the Vice Chairman.
The amended and restated bylaws became effective on December 13, 2012.
The above description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Companys amended and restated bylaws, which are attached hereto as Exhibit 3.2 and are incorporated herein by reference.
On December 13, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing that the Board has elected Jeffery A. Smisek to serve as Chairman of the Board effective December 31, 2012.
A copy of the Press Release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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: December 14, 2012