UAL Corporation, the holding company whose primary
subsidiary is United Airlines, has appointed Mark Schwab, as senior vice
president-Alliances, International and Regulatory Affairs, and James
Mueller, vice president-Pacific.
Schwab succeeds Mike Whitaker, who has been
named Group CEO – Travel, Technology & General Aviation Services
for InterGlobe in New Delhi, India.
more than 30 years of aviation experience, most
recently as vice president-Pacific for United since 2003, where he
has been responsible for leading the Asia team in developing
previously served as country manager for Mexico and the United
Kingdom for United. Previously Schwab was also vice
president-International for US Airways and held international
posts with American Airlines and Pan American World Airways.
Mueller, who joined United earlier this year leading
the Customer Solutions team, assumes responsibility for the
company’s Pacific region.
Prior to United, he spent 15 years with
Northwest Airlines, with responsibility in revenue management,
pricing, alliances, sales and cargo. During his time at Northwest,
Mueller worked in Asia where he was responsible for all
commercial, administrative and operational activity in China, Hong
Kong, Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan and
Guam, plus select functions in Japan.
brings a depth of experience in international and regulatory
affairs, which will serve him well as we continue to build our
alliance relationships, and we look forward to Jim leveraging his
experience to strengthen our position with customers in Asia,”
said John Tague, executive vice president and chief operating
officer. “At the same time, we thank Mike for his considerable
efforts in growing our international network and building our
alliance partnerships, and we wish him well in his new role.”
Schwab will report to Tague, and Mueller will report
to Jeff Foland, senior vice president-Sales.
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