For the sixth year in a row, Delta was the highest-scoring airline in the 2023 - 2024 All-America Executive Team rankings by Institutional Investor, with first-place finishes in seven categories within the airline industry. High marks from investors earned Delta the prestigious “Most Honored Company” designation.
“Once again, the investment community has recognized the outstanding work of Delta’s 100,000 people taking care of our customers, investing in our employees and creating long-term value for our owners,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian. “I want to congratulate our Investor Relations team, which plays a critical role in managing our relationship with shareholders and telling the Delta story to investors and analysts on Wall Street.”
Institutional Investor is a respected and influential financial news outlet, and the awards are top honors within the investment community. Each year thousands of investors and sell-side researchers are surveyed to name the best corporate leaders and investor relations professionals, measuring numerous performance attributes.
- Best Chief Executive Officer, Ed Bastian
- Best Chief Financial Officer, Dan Janki
- Best Investor Relations Professional, Julie Stewart, V.P.-Investor Relations
- Best IR Program
- Best IR Team
- Best Investor Day
- Best Company Board
“Delta continues to set the standard for excellence in our industry in all areas,” said Dan Janki, Delta’s Chief Financial Officer. “Congratulations to the entire Finance team for this important recognition.”
Julie Stewart, V.P.-Investor Relations, said that the top ranking resulted from Delta’s collaborative approach to serving the investment community, adding that Investor Relations is truly a ‘“team of teams” with critical support from Finance/Strategy/Fleet, Commercial, Legal, Corporate Communications/Marketing, Sustainability, Global Sales, Digital, Government Affairs and HR, among others.
“We appreciate the collaboration and support from our Delta colleagues and congratulate them on these results,” she said.