David K. Myrick is Vice President of Sales - Americas for United. He is based at the company's headquarters in Chicago.
Named to the position in December 2006, Myrick is responsible for leading the North and South America sales organization and executing Unitedís sales transformation strategy. He joined United in 2004 as managing director of Sales-U.S. West Region for United, where he was responsible for generating corporate and retail revenue for the company. He was also responsible for establishing strategic direction for the Sales division and played a critical role in the strategic sales transformation of United's sales force in 2005.
Prior to joining United, Myrick served as regional sales director for Northwest Airlines/KLM, where he was responsible for corporate and agency sales in nine U.S. western states. Before that, he was regional sales director for British Airways, where he was responsible for all channels of distribution including corporate, agency, consolidator and wholesale. Myrick also has held various sales and marketing manager positions at USAirways and Piedmont Airlines. He began his career in the airline industry in 1981.
He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Southern Mississippi.