United Airlines expands responsibilities for executive leadership team

United Airlines has expanded roles for three members of the executive leadership team as the company accelerates its momentum in elevating the experience it provides to customers and continuing its strong operational performance, the company said.

Brett Hart will assume the newly created position of executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel. In addition to the company´s legal, corporate real estate, corporate security, community, and government and regulatory affairs teams, Hart will now oversee global communications. He was previously executive vice president and general counsel. Senior vice president of corporate communications Jim Olson will now report to Hart.

United has named Linda Jojo executive vice president, technology and chief digital officer. In addition to her current responsibility for United´s technology platforms and analytics, Jojo will lead the strategy, development and deployment of United´s e-commerce, mobile app and commercial web platforms.

Andrew Nocella has been named executive vice president and chief commercial officer. In addition to overseeing the network, commercial and pricing and revenue management strategy, Nocella will have responsibility for marketing and MileagePlus. He was previously executive vice president and chief revenue officer.

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers.