Rosalind Brewer to join Board of Directors of United Airlines

“Strong leadership in innovation & digital transformation’’
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Rosalind Brewer to join Board of Directors of United Airlines

Rosalind Brewer brings with her rich boardroom experience

Noted business leader Rosalind Brewer will be joining the Board of Directors of American carrier, United Airlines.
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United Airlines Holdings (UAL) has announced that Rosalind (Roz) Brewer will be joining its Board of Directors. In a press statement, the American carrier says that Brewer is an influential leader with CEO experience, repeatedly recognised by Fortune and Forbes magazines as among their ‘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. Her vast leadership experience characterised 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,’’ says Scott Kirby, CEO, United Airlines.

‘‘Roz has led some of the most dynamic and well-regarded companies in the world, and I am eager for her to help United excel in our plan to grow United to become the best airline in aviation history,’’ says Ted Philip, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

‘‘I am honoured to join the Board of Directors at United Airlines, an iconic company known for its commitment to excellence and innovation in the aviation industry. I look forward to collaborating with the board and leadership team as we continue to deliver unparalleled travel experiences for our customers and chart the course for our bright future,’’ says Brewer.

The statement adds that Brewer most recently served as President and CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global leader in retail pharmacy and healthcare, where she shaped the company’s strategic direction and navigated the complexities of the healthcare landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic.

While at Walgreens, Brewer implemented transformative initiatives focused on driving innovation, improving customer engagement, and expanding access to essential healthcare services, says the statement.

As Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks Corporation, Brewer played a pivotal role in driving operational excellence and enhancing customer experiences. Prior to Starbucks, Brewer was President and CEO of Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, world’s largest retailer.

The statement adds that Brewer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Spelman College, and her ongoing commitment to supporting her alma mater as chair emerita underscores her belief in the transformative power of education and her dedication to empowering future generations of leaders.

Brewer continues to be actively involved in various philanthropic endeavors, supporting causes related to education, healthcare and economic empowerment.


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