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Leader bio: Gary Hammes, V.P. - Engineering, Quality, Planning & Logistics

Gary Hammes is Vice President – Engineering and Quality Assurance, responsible for Delta’s engineering and technical services, as well as quality assurance.

Gary, a 30-year airline veteran, previously served as CEO of Delta Private Jets, where he was responsible for both financial and operational performance, growing the Delta Private Jets brand and the seamless travel solution, and transforming the customer service platform.

Prior to his role at Delta Private Jets, he was Chief Operating Officer at Virgin Australia, managing the airline's global operation. He has also held senior leadership roles at ASTAR Air Cargo, Northwest Airlines and United Airlines.