Munoz took medical leave after suffering a #heart attack in October, just six weeks after replacing Jeff Smisek, who was forced to resign, as CEO. He then had a heart transplant in January.
#General Counsel Brett Hart took over as interim CEO but Munoz began easing back into work recently. The airline said Sunday that Munoz has already been participating actively in all major corporate decisions and meeting frequently with employees, shareholders, and other stakeholders during his recovery. He will return to his duties on a full-time basis March 14.
Before taking the helm at United Continental, Muñoz served as president and chief operating [...]