Brett J. Hart

Brett J. Hart is the President of United Airlines, Inc., one of the world’s largest airlines. Since joining United in 2010, he has taken on a variety of significant strategic responsibilities, including serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. A widely respected corporate leader, Hart has decades of experience navigating regulatory and strategic issues for highly complex organizations and brands. Before joining United, Hart was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Sara Lee Corporation. He also served as a partner at the international law firm Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal and was Special Assistant to the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Treasury. An active contributor to numerous philanthropic causes, Hart serves on the boards of the Obama Foundation Inclusion Council, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the University of Chicago, among other organizations. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and English from the University of Michigan and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago Law School. He is married and has three sons.