Week in review: Airbnb, Mozilla, United Airlines, and more

Anne Chou
Week in review

Week in review

This week, as businesses continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, particularly hard-hit companies such as Airbnb and United Airlines appointed senior executives to help guide their companies through the current crisis. Other companies that were already facing challenges like Mozilla made hires in the C-suite to help lead the company as it adapts its business to the new market demands created by the coronavirus. Read more about these and other notable executive changes.

Former Apple Executive to Lead Airbnb’s Global Operations

Online lodging rental marketplace Airbnb hired Tara Bunch, an Apple and Hewlett Packard veteran, as its Global Head of Operations. Read more here.

Mozilla Hires Tech Veteran as Chief Operating Officer

Mozilla, the tech company behind the Firefox web browser, named Adam Seligman, a former Google and Salesforce executive, as its new Chief Operating Officer. Read more here.

United Airlines Continues Executive Reshuffle With a New President

United Airlines promoted veteran executive Brett Hart, who currently serves as the company’s Chief Administrative Officer, to be its next President. Read more here.

Barclays Tackles Climate Change With New Executive Post

Multinational investment bank Barclays promoted Sasha Wiggins to be its Group Head of Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility, a newly created position. Read more here.

Banjo Appoints New CEO as its Founder Resigns Over White Supremacist Past

Softbank-backed public safety tech startup Banjo announced that Justin Lindsey will take over as CEO after the resignation of current CEO Damien Patton. Read more here.


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