Oscar Munoz

Former Chair

United Airlines

Oscar Munoz served as CEO of United Airlines from 215-22, leading the company out of a period of acute crisis and returning it to its respected position as one of the world’s premier airlines.

During his tenure as CEO United began rapidly achieving top-tier reliability, improved customer satisfaction as well as robust financial success, with stock value increasing 54%.

Mr. Munoz earned vocal support from the leadership of United’s largest employee unions for his efforts to reestablish the airline’s relationship of trust with employees as well as the customers they serve.

As Executive Chairman of UAL, Munoz is recognized for helping marshal the global response to the pandemic – partnering with government and administration leaders in support of employees, delivering vaccines and medical support, overseeing the airline industry’s recovery and working to bring a diverse coalition of people together to create a broad-based, inclusive vision for national economic renewal.

He retired as Executive Chairman in May 221 having established United as the aviation industry’s prime leader toward achieving an environmentally sustainable future, making historic investments in biofuel technology, next-generation efficient aircraft and seeding innovators on the electrical aviation frontier.

Oscar served as president and chief operating officer of the North American rail-based transportation supplier CSX Corp immediately prior to joining United. In addition, as executive vice president and chief financial officer at CSX from 23-212, he delivered more than a decade of excellent financial performance, including a boost in operating income of nearly 6 percent, earning CSX recognition on the list of Most Honored Companies by Institutional Investor magazine.

Oscar previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Consumer Services at AT&T Corporation. He’s also served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration for U.S. West, Regional Vice President of Finance and Administration for Coca-Cola Enterprises and has held various finance positions at PepsiCo.

Mr. Munoz has served on Salesforce’s Global Advisory Board since its inception in June 221, providing strategic guidance and support for the Company’s growth into new markets while deepening Salesforce’s role as a trusted digital advisor to CEOs and leaders around the world.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of CBRE, Univision and Archer Aviation, a leading Urban Air Mobility company and developer of all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft. He is an Independent Trustee on Fidelity’s Equity & High-Income Funds Board and is also a member of the board of trustees at the Brookings Institution, as well as a trustee of the University of Southern California, where he earned his undergraduate degree in business. He also received an MBA from Pepperdine.

As a first-generation college graduate from an immigrant family, he and his wife, Cathy, founded Pave It Forward, a foundation that raises scholarship funds for first-generation students. The first Latino to run a major US airline, Hispanic Business magazine twice named Oscar one of its ‘1 Most Influential Hispanics.