SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 5, 2014
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|233 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL||60601|
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) Pursuant to Part III, Section 8.1 of the Restated Certificate of Incorporation of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (the Company), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (the IAM), the holder of the Companys Class IAM Junior Preferred Stock, has the right to elect one member to the Companys Board of Directors (the Board) at each annual meeting of stockholders for a term of office to expire at the succeeding annual meeting of stockholders. Stephen R. Canale has occupied the IAM director position on the Board since 2002.
On March 5, 2014, Mr. Canale notified the Company that he would not stand for re-election to the Board at the Companys 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, and would leave the Board at the conclusion of his current term. Mr. Canales decision not to stand for re-election was not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices.
At this time, the IAM has not designated a nominee to fill the vacancy resulting from Mr. Canales departure.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC.|
|Name:||Brett J. Hart|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
Date: March 11, 2014