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United Appoints Kathryn Mikells

UAL Corporation, parent
company of United Airlines, announced today that it named Kathryn Mikells
as its new vice president and treasurer. In her new role, Mikells is
responsible for United’s treasury department, including corporate finance,
risk management, cash management, insurance and corporate tax. “I’m delighted to announce Kathryn’s appointment to this position,” said
Jake Brace, United’s executive vice president, chief financial officer and
chief restructuring officer. “Kathryn’s leadership and strategic vision
during the next several months will be essential as we progress with our
plans to exit Chapter 11 and prepare for our future as a public company.”

Most recently, Mikells served as United’s vice president-Corporate Real
Estate, where she was responsible for United’s domestic and international
real estate holdings, airport relationships and construction activity.
Mikells joined United in 1994 as a financial analyst. During her nearly 11
years with United, she has held several positions, including director of
corporate planning, managing director of United NetVentures, chief
financial officer for Mileage Plus, director of financial analysis,
manager of operating budgets and treasury manager.

Prior to joining United, Mikells spent six years in the financial services
sector, including positions at GE Capital’s Corporate Finance Group,
Household International and Canadian Imperial Bank.

“Jeff Kawalsky has been responsible for United’s treasury department for
the past six years and has been vice president and treasurer for almost
three years,” Brace said. “He has chosen to retire from United to take the
treasurer position at Culligan International. We thank Jeff for his many
contributions over 11 years of service and wish him well in his new