United Airlines names new VP of corporate safety

United Airlines has announced Sasha Johnson will join the company as Vice President of Corporate Safety, effective October 1, the company said.

Johnson, who currently serves as United´s managing director of International Regulatory and Policy, will report to United´s Chief Operations Officer Jon Roitman.

In her new role, Johnson will manage all aspects of worldwide aviation safety, ground safety, quality assurance, medical, workers compensation, managed care, business continuity, family assistance and emergency operations for United.

Before joining United in 2015, Johnson worked for more than a decade at the Federal Aviation Administration and with the Department of Transportation in various roles.

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