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United Continental Holdings appoints Michele J. Hooper as director

Staff Writer |
Chicago, Il., USA - United Continental Holdings announced that it has elected Michele J. Hooper as an independent director.

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Ms. Hooper brings to United more than two decades of corporate board experience and financial and governance expertise.

Mr. Hooper will be nominated by the Board for re-election at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Ms. Hooper is President and CEO of The Directors' Council which consults with major companies to improve the effectiveness of their corporate governance.

Previously, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Voyager Expanded Learning and of Stadtlander Drug Company, Inc.

Prior to joining Stadtlander, she was Corporate Vice President, Caremark International Inc, and President of the International Business Group, responsible for the expansion of Caremark into Europe, Canada and Japan.

Ms. Hooper began her career at Baxter International, Inc., serving in roles of increasing responsibility, including as President of Baxter Canada, Canada's largest health care and laboratory supplies company.

With more than 25 years of corporate board experience, she is an audit committee financial expert with over 20 years of experience chairing the audit committees of several major public companies.

In 2017, Ms. Hooper was selected as the Director of the Year by the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Ms. Hooper currently serves as a director of PPG Industries, Inc. (former Chair, Audit Committee) and UnitedHealth Group (Chair, Nominating and Governance Committee).