Industry icon and United Airlines SVP for worldwide sales Dave Hilfman will retire from the carrier at year-end.
Hilfman was senior vice president of worldwide sales for Continental Airlines from 2004 to 2010. He started his career in 1981 as a campus sales representative for Eastern Airlines at the University of South Florida.
Listen to a recording of our live teleconference interview with Hilfman after his announcement.
He joined Continental in 1986 and ultimately played a big part in the carrier’s resurrection under Gordon Bethune.
He informed his sales team this week about his departure, citing personal reasons.