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 including global, national, and specialty accounts, as well as Delta Vacations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines.
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 34 years of industry experience, Bob’s background at Delta also includes positions such as 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 Association of Corporate Travel Executives and the Global Business Travel Association where he is a past winner of the prestigious Allied Member of the Year honor. In addition, Bob has been honored by Business Travel News as one of the 25 Most Influential Business Travel Executives of 2016.
He also serves on the boards of the Foundation for Hospital Art, the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, where he serves as Chairman.