United Airlines' chief financial officer stepping down

NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - United Airlines' chief financial officer, Andrew Levy, is stepping down, the carrier said on Thursday, marking a major management shuffle amid the airline's lagging financial performance as compared with rivals.

Levy will be replaced by Gerry Laderman, a senior United executive, who previously served as interim chief financial officer before Levy's appointment. (Reporting by Alana Wise; Editing by Peter Cooney)