Leader Bios

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As CEO of Delta Air Lines, Ed Bastian leads a team of 80,000 global professionals that is building the world’s premier international airline, powered by a people-driven, customer-focused culture and spirit of innovation. Under Ed’s leadership, Delta is transforming the air travel experience with generational investments in technology, aircraft, airport...
Feb. 7, 2022, 11:45 a.m.
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Glen Hauenstein is President of Delta Air Lines, a position he assumed May 2, 2016. Glen was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer. As President, Glen oversees a team responsible for Delta’s network, revenue management, reservation sales, customer care, customer engagement and loyalty strategies. Since joining Delta in...
June 15, 2020, 10:45 a.m.
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Allison Ausband is Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Experience Officer for Delta Air Lines. In this role, Allison oversees the end-to-end customer experience that includes the Innovation and Customer Experience teams and the 56,000 team members in Delta’s Airport Customer Service, In-Flight Service and Reservations and Customer Care divisions...
Nov. 11, 2020, 5:05 a.m.
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Alain Bellemare joined Delta Air Lines in 2021 as President - International, leading the portfolio of international investments and working closely with partners as they recover from the pandemic. With deep international experience running multi-billion-dollar aerospace organizations, Alain’s key responsibility is to ensure Delta and partners emerge as stronger and...
March 1, 2021, 5 p.m.
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Peter Carter has served as Delta’s Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary since July 2015. As Chief Legal Officer, Peter oversees Delta’s legal, regulatory, compliance and government affairs groups worldwide and serves on the Delta Leadership Committee. Peter focuses on ensuring Delta's freedom to operate, protecting Delta's...
June 15, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
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Gary Chase is Senior Vice President – Business Development and Financial Planning. Gary and the Corporate Strategy team are responsible for developing and executing the long-term plans and initiatives required for Delta to achieve its strategic and financial objectives. Gary also leads One Delta, an enterprise transformation program targeting more...
June 15, 2020, 10 a.m.
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Dan Janki is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Delta Air Lines. Dan leads Delta's Finance organization, which includes financial reporting, the controller organization, corporate audit, financial planning, investor relations, treasury, fleet and TechOps supply chain, fuel management, including our refinery, supply chain management, and corporate strategy. He...
July 19, 2021, 9 a.m.
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John Laughter is Executive Vice President & Chief of Operations. He leads the teams responsible for industry-leading, safe, reliable operations across the globe, with oversight of Corporate Safety, Security and Compliance; Crew Resources; Flight Operations; Operations Analysis & Performance; Operations & Customer Center; Subsidiary Airlines; and Technical Operations, including Delta...
Nov. 3, 2020, 9 a.m.
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Tim Mapes is Delta's Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer. He is responsible for the strategy and coordination of Delta’s internal and external communications, as well as the global airline’s sustainability work. As Delta builds on its reputation as a reliable, customer-focused brand setting new standards for...
June 15, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
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Rahul Samant is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer responsible for Delta’s information technology and digital strategy spanning applications, data, cybersecurity and infrastructure, which are a vital part of nearly every aspect of the customer experience. His work to fortify Delta’s IT infrastructure while leading Delta’s digital transformation is...
June 15, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
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Steve Sear - E.V.P. – Global Sales and Distribution Steve Sear is Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Distribution for Delta Air Lines, leading the teams that oversee worldwide customer relationships and programs with corporations, travel management companies, distribution partners and cargo logistics providers. Prior to his current role...
Aug. 12, 2021, 9 a.m.
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Joanne Smith is Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer for Delta Air Lines. She is responsible for preserving the airline's unique culture of positive engagement with its more than 80,000 employees, overseeing talent management and development, recruitment, HR service delivery, diversity and inclusion, HR policies and programs. Under Joanne’s...
June 15, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
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World-renowned cardiologist Dr. Henry Ting joined Delta Air Lines in 2021 as the global airline’s S.V.P. and Chief Health Officer – a first for a U.S. carrier. Dr. Ting became familiar with Delta both as a long-time Medallion customer and, more recently, as a primary COVID-19 advisor who has helped...
Feb. 16, 2020, 9 a.m.