Thursday, March 4, 2010

United Airlines Poaches Dana Sacks from PepsiCo For HR VP Role

United Airlines Names New Vice President -- Human Resources

CHICAGO, Mar 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- UAL Corporation, parent company of United Airlines, announced today that it has named Dana Sacks vice president -- Human Resources Partners and Talent Acquisition. Sacks will be responsible for leading the HR support team for the company's business leaders and for talent acquisition.

Most recently Sacks served as vice president of Human Resources for PepsiAmericas. In her time there she held a variety of human resources leadership positions with responsibility for HR strategic planning, merger and acquisition activities, organization design, succession planning and leadership development for their International Business Unit.

Prior to PepsiAmericas, Sacks held HR leadership roles at Tellabs, Platinum Technology and Amoco Corporation. Sacks will report to Marc Ugol, senior vice president -- Human Resources.

"Having Dana join the team reinforces our commitment to further driving a performance culture, and to attracting and retaining a highly talented workforce," said Ugol. "We continue to invest in developing a world class Human Resources organization to help drive our business performance."

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