President, chairman, and CEO, United Continental Holdings
Thanks in part to serious cost cutting and lower fuel prices, the airlines giant posted a profit of nearly $2 billion last year, up 89 percent from 2013. Too bad Smisek is so unpopular with fliers (United sits second from the bottom in J.D. Power’s airline satisfaction rankings) and employees (furious about continued layoffs, they recently demanded his resignation).
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