For the fourth year in a row, Delta Air Lines has swept Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team awards. Delta is the highest-scoring airline in the leading finance publication's 2022 survey, with high marks for CEO Ed Bastian, former interim CFO Gary Chase and Vice President of Investor Relations Julie Stewart.
Delta also was named top airline in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) category; best COVID-19 crisis management; and received multiple awards for its Investor Relations team.
"Congratulations to our entire Finance team for this recognition of their outstanding leadership and teamwork," Bastian said. "In addition, this is a company-wide honor that underscores the dedication and exemplary skill of Delta people across our entire airline."
Highlights of the awards included:
- Bastian was ranked the No. 1 CEO
- Chase was ranked the top CFO
- Stewart was named the Best Investor Relations Professional
- Best Investor Relations program
- Best Investor Relations team
- Best Analyst Day
- Best ESG
- Best COVID-19 crisis management
Delta will host a Capital Markets Day in New York on Dec. 16, 2021.
Institutional Investor surveyed buy-side analysts, money managers and sell-side researchers at securities firms and financial institutions. More than 3,000 money managers and buy-side analysts and over 400 sell-side researchers provided their candid feedback.