United Airlines names Rosalind Brewer to board of directors

Rosalind Brewer (image credit: United Airlines)

United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) announced today that Rosalind Brewer is joining its Board of Directors.

Brewer is an influential leader with CEO experience, repeatedly recognized by Fortune and Forbes among their “Most Powerful Women in Business.”

Scott Kirby, United CEO 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 characterized 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 honored 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 most recently served as President and CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., a global leader in retail pharmacy and healthcare, where she shaped the company’s strategic direction and navigated the complexities of the healthcare landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic.

While at Walgreens, Brewer implemented transformative initiatives focused on driving innovation, improving customer engagement, and expanding access to essential healthcare services.