Joined Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz named PRWeek US Communicator of the Year PRWeek

“Munoz will be honored at the a
ual PRWeek U.S. Awards ceremony in New York City next week on Thursday, March 16.
NEW YORK: Oscar Munoz, the charismatic CEO of United Airlines, is PRWeek U.S.u2019s Communicator of the Year for 2017 u2013 he is the fifth recipient of this title.
Since taking on CEO duties in September 2015, Munoz has transformed the fortunes of the beleaguered airline, galvanized staff, and set the business on a smoother course – all in the context of a tremendously difficult time personally.
Only two months and change after having undergone a heart transplant, Munoz returned to his United CEO role full time in March 2016 following the health crisis that struck just six weeks after he took on the airlineu2019s top job.
Munoz has shown himself to be a smart, dedicated, and excellent leader who understands the value of communications. His ability to co
ect and share with employees his vision for the airline, and get them to rally behind it, is a key reason PRWeek named him 2017 Communicator of the Year.”

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