Brett J. Hart is president of United Airlines. In this role, Brett is responsible for United’s global operations – flight, technical and network operations as well as inflight services and safety. In addition, he leads external-facing functions including the government affairs, regulatory, corporate communications, advertising, market and community innovation, legal, global community engagement and environmental sustainability teams. Brett also oversees business-critical functions such as, corporate real estate, human resources and labor relations teams.
Previously, Brett served as executive vice president, chief administrative officer and executive vice president, general counsel for United. Brett also served as acting chief executive officer for a six month period in 2015 and 2016.
Brett is a member of, among others, the Obama Foundation Inclusion Council, University of Chicago Board of Trustees, and the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Brett received his Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and English from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School. He is married and has three sons.