Paul A. Jacobson
Paul A. Jacobson is executive vice president and chief financial officer responsible for Delta’s global finance organization.
As CFO, Paul has been a key contributor to Delta’s current strategy and has been instrumental in a number of initiatives including the purchase of the Trainer refinery from ConocoPhillips; the early retirement of $5 billion in debt; the structuring of $1.8 billion in revolving credit facilities, and the expansion of the T-4 facility at JFK. Combined, these initiatives are expected to contribute more than $1 billion in annual benefits to Delta.
Since joining Delta as a financial analyst in 1997, Paul has held several positions including serving as senior vice president and treasurer for Delta from 2005. In March 2012, he became chief financial officer.
Paul currently serves on the Board of Visitors at the Owen Graduate School of Management as well as the Aviation Management Advisory Board in Auburn. He is also an active member of his church in Marietta, GA where his family resides.
Paul graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree of aviation management and later received a master’s of business administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.