Brett J. Hart
President at United Airlines
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, government affairs, community affairs, corporate communications and international, regulatory and policy matters for the airline, reporting directly to CEO Oscar Munoz. Prior to joining United in 2010, Brett was executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Sara Lee Corporation, where he directed global legal operations for the corporation. After joining Sara Lee in 2004 as assistant general counsel, Brett held positions of increasing responsibility including deputy general counsel and global compliance officer. Prior to Sara Lee, Brett 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 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. He is married and has three sons.