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): November 28, 2011
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
77 W. Wacker Drive,
|(Address of principal executive office)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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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.|
Pursuant to the Restated Certificate of Incorporation of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (the Company), the United Airlines Pilots Master Executive Council of the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA-MEC), the holder of the Companys Class Pilot MEC Junior Preferred Stock, has the right to elect one member to the Companys Board of Directors (the Board). The current ALPA-MEC Master Chairman, Captain Wendy J. Morse, has occupied the ALPA-MEC director position on the Board since January 2010.
Captain Morses term as ALPA-MEC Master Chairman concludes on December 31, 2011, and ALPA-MEC has elected Captain James J. Heppner to serve as its new Master Chairman. On November 28, 2011, Captain Morse provided her resignation as the ALPA-MEC director of the Board, effective January 1, 2012. To fill the vacancy resulting from Captain Morses departure, ALPA-MEC has elected Captain Heppner as a new member of the Board, effective January 1, 2012. At this time, the Board has not designated the committees upon which Captain Heppner will serve.
Captain Heppner is not a party to any arrangement or understanding with any person pursuant to which he was appointed a director, nor is he a party to any transaction requiring disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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.|
|By:||/s/ Brett J. Hart|
|Name:||Brett J. Hart|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
Date: December 2, 2011