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Bob Somers, S.V.P. – Global Sales

Bob Somers is Senior Vice President – Global Sales for Delta Air Lines. In this role he is responsible for leading a global sales team focused on maximizing premium revenue and share performance with Delta’s commercial account base around the world.

Since joining Delta in 1983, Bob has held various positions of increasing responsibility in the Sales and Marketing divisions. Most recently, Bob served as Vice President - Global Sales where he was responsible for Delta’s relationship with its largest corporate, agency and specialty accounts.

With more than 39 years of industry experience, Bob’s background at Delta also includes positions such as Managing Director – Corporate and Specialty Sales and General Manager – Global Corporate Sales. Prior to joining the Sales department, Bob worked in Airport Customer Service as well as Marketing, Advertising and Sales Promotions.

Bob is a member of the Global Business Travel Association and was honored with the GBTA Allied member of the year in 2016 as well as one of the Business Travel News 25 Most Influential Business Travel Executives in 2016.

He serves on the boards of the Foundation for Hospital Art, the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, The College Football Hall of Fame, and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, where he serves as Chairman.

Bob Somers