Oscar Munoz was named chief executive officer of United Airlines on September 8, 2015, after being part of the UA Board of Directors for several years. Before that, Oscar was president and chief operating officer of CSX, where he lead all aspects of the railroad’s freight delivery process over a 21,000-mile network that serves manufacturing sites and distribution centers in 23 eastern states and two Canadian provinces. Munoz had accountability for 28,000 employees focused on the safe and reliable movement of more than 1,200 trains daily, and the maintenance of the company’s tracks, terminals, locomotives and rail cars. His responsibilities also included the creation of efficient train and rail car routings, the National Customer Service Center, and the company’s technology function.
Prior to this, Munoz served as chief financial officer and vice president of AT&T Consumer Services. He also has held key executive positions with other consumer products companies including Coca-Cola and Pepsico.
Munoz earned his B.S. from the University of Southern California and his M.B.A. from Pepperdine University. He remains a member of the board of directors of United Continental Holdings, Inc. He is also a member of the Audit Committee Leadership Network, the University of North Florida Board of Trustees, and the PAFA advisory board of Vanderbilt University.