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United exec joins Chicago CTB

Jeff Foland, vice president-North American Sales for United Airlines, has been appointed to
the Executive Committee of the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau’s Board of Directors, effective February 2006. The appointment covers a
one-year term.  In his role on the board, Foland will help guide the overall
mission and direction of the Bureau in promoting Chicago as a premier visitor

“The Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau shares United’s interest in
bringing people to the city of Chicago,” Foland said.  “As the hometown
airline, United is proud to be an integral part of the visitor industry in
Chicago—as well as part of the city’s economic fabric.  I look forward to
supporting the Bureau, promoting Chicago as a premier leisure and business
destination and demonstrating all that this exciting city has to offer.”
  CCTB Chairman Phil Stefani said of Foland’s appointment, “Jeff has the
leadership, industry knowledge and commitment the Bureau and Chicago require
to remain a player in a very competitive industry.  We welcome Jeff to the
Committee and look forward to another successful year for Chicago.”