New Addition to United Airlines Board of Directors

New Addition to United Airlines Board of Directors
New Addition to United Airlines Board of Directors
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Written by Harry Johnson

Brewer has consistently been acknowledged by Fortune and Forbes as one of the Most Powerful Women in Business.

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Rosalind (Roz) Brewer has been appointed to the Board of Directors of United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL). Brewer, a highly influential leader with CEO expertise, has consistently been acknowledged by Fortune and Forbes as one of the Most Powerful Women in Business.

“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,” said United CEO Scott Kirby. “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.”

Brewer’s most recent role was as the President and CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., a prominent player in retail pharmacy and healthcare worldwide. During her tenure, she successfully guided the company’s strategic trajectory and adeptly managed the intricate challenges of the healthcare sector amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Brewer spearheaded game-changing endeavors at Walgreens, placing strong emphasis on fostering innovation, enhancing customer interaction, and broadening the reach of vital healthcare services.

She was instrumental in leading operational excellence and improving customer experiences as the Chief Operating Officer at Starbucks Corporation. Before joining Starbucks, Brewer served as the President and CEO of Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart Inc.

Brewer completed her undergraduate studies at Spelman College, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. As chair emerita, she demonstrates her unwavering devotion to her alma mater, firmly believing in the profound impact of education and striving to empower upcoming leaders. Brewer remains actively engaged in multiple philanthropic initiatives, wholeheartedly supporting educational, healthcare, and economic empowerment causes.

WHAT TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS ARTICLE:

  • “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.
  • “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,”.
  • As chair emerita, she demonstrates her unwavering devotion to her alma mater, firmly believing in the profound impact of education and striving to empower upcoming leaders.

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Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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