United Airlines names new chief information officer

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United Airlines announced Monday that Linda Jojo will become its executive vice president and chief information officer.

Jojo succeeds Bob Edwards, who announced his retirement earlier this year.

Jojo, most recently an executive vice president and CIO at Rogers Communications Inc., will be responsible for United’s technology strategy.

“Linda’s significant experience leading IT organizations and running complex business and consumer systems will be a tremendous asset to United as we advance our technology to become more efficient and better serve our customers and employees,” Jeff Smisek, United’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, said in a news release.

Chicago-based United and United Express operate an average of more than 5,200 flights a day to 374 airports across six continents.

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