Shane Spyak is the regional leader for Delta Air Lines in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India (EMEAI). Based in Paris, he works closely with Delta’s joint venture partners Air France - KLM and Virgin Atlantic to improve the alliance’s value proposition, create synergies through integration and maximize profitability.
During his 13 years with Delta, Shane has worked on three continents in roles of increasing responsibility. Prior to his current role, Shane led sales in EMEAI, strengthening the integration of sales across Delta’s joint venture partners for a more compelling offer to top clients. He also served as Managing Director – Latin America & Caribbean, where he led the formulation and execution of the region’s business plan, sales, and customer and employee engagement. He has held a variety of positions in Delta’s Global Sales organization, including sales strategy, sales development and technology and played a key role in the sales integration efforts during the merger of Delta and Northwest Airlines.
In 2016, Shane joined the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement – Americas, and is now on the Board for Junior Achievement – Europe and serves on the Board’s Strategy and Innovative Partnerships Committees. He has also led college recruiting and talent development efforts for Delta’s commercial divisions, which has resulted in the hiring of over 150 people from top graduate and undergraduate institutions, many of whom are now leaders at the company.
Shane holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Arts from Case Western Reserve University in his native Cleveland, Ohio.