Brett J. Hart is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for United.
In this role, Brett is responsible for managing the company’s legal and environmental affairs, corporate security, corporate real estate worldwide, corporate communications, community affairs, government affairs, and regulatory and international policy for the airline, reporting directly to CEO Oscar Munoz. Brett served as acting CEO for a six month period during 2015 and 2016.
Prior to joining United, Brett was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Sara Lee Corporation. Previously, he was a partner at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal in Chicago. Before that he served as Special Assistant to the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Treasury in Washington, D.C.
Brett is a member of the Board of Directors at Abbvie. He serves on the Obama Foundation Inclusion Council, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and serves as Chair of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Board.
Brett received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and English from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Chicago Law School.