CHICAGO, April 16, 2002 - United Airlines today named Gregory T. Taylor as senior vice president-planning effective Monday, April 22, 2002.
In his new position, Taylor will lead United`s and United Express` efforts to maximize their industry-leading schedules and route networks, develop effective pricing that meets the customers` and carriers` needs and allocate the airlines` seat inventory to generate the most profit.
In making the announcement, Rono Dutta, United`s president, said, “In today`s airline environment, profitability starts with effective and innovative planning. Greg is one of the industry`s most-respected leaders in the areas of revenue management and scheduling. He has 27 years` experience in the field. He has proven time and time again that he understands this very sophisticated business and can motivate people and organizations to succeed. We are pleased to welcome him back to United to help lead us through the challenging days that lay ahead, as we work to restore the company`s profitability.”
Taylor comes to United from US Airways where he has been senior vice president and president of US Airways Express. Prior to that time he was with United for 23 years.
Taylor earned both a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics and an MBA from the University of Chicago.