United Airlines names senior vice president, worldwide sales

United Airlines has announced the promotion of Jake Cefolia to senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, the company said.

A veteran sales leader, he will be responsible for directing the efforts of a team of 725 sales professionals who manage sales programs, services, relationships and revenue with corporations, travel management companies and distributors around the world.

Cefolia has been with United since 2007, most recently serving as vice president of Sales for the Americas.

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 357 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers.