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): January 25, 2012
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|77 W. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL||60601|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(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.
(b) On January 25, 2012, W. James Farrell notified United Continental Holdings, Inc. (the Company) of his decision to retire from the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Company at the conclusion of his current term. As a result, Mr. Farrell will not stand for re-election to the Board at the Companys 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
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: January 27, 2012