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The Atlanta CFO Roundtable named Paul Jacobson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as CFO of the Year on Thursday. The honor comes after Delta posted the largest quarterly profit in its history for the third quarter of 2015.

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As Delta’s top finance executive, Jacobson has overseen the campaign to pay down the company’s debt, improve its credit rating and return cash to investors with dividends and share buybacks. Under Jacobson’s leadership, Delta has returned to the S&P 500.

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