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United Continental: Brett J. Hart Named Acting Ceo Of United Airlines,

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

President and CEO Oscar Munoz

to Take Medical Leave

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced that its president and CEO, Oscar Munoz, is on medical leave following a heart attack he suffered on Oct. 15, 2015. At this time, it is too soon to know the course of treatment and timing of recovery. The UAL board of directors has named Brett J. Hart, currently Uniteds executive vice president and general counsel, as acting CEO. This appointment is effective immediately.

In addition to serving as Uniteds general counsel, Hart has been responsib le for government and regulatory affairs, corporate real estate, customer experience, corporate security, community affairs, contact centers and food services. Prior to joining United in 2010, Hart served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Sara Lee, partner at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, and special assistant to the general counsel at the U.S. Department of Treasury. Hart has a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and English from the University of Michigan and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Chicago Law...