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Delta Air Lines has named Shawn Cole as Vice President of Delta Cargo. Cole is responsible for ensuring that the airline’s logistics division continues to deliver on superior commercial, financial and operational performance.

He joins the leadership team at a time when Delta Cargo is realizing the benefits of its multi-year transformation with double-digit operational performance improvement and unit revenue growth far surpassing industry averages.

“Shawn is a solutions-driven Delta executive of nearly 10 years,” said Gareth Joyce, President — Delta Cargo and Senior Vice President — Airport Customer Service. “He has consistently motivated organizations to deliver maximum productivity, improve top-line growth and control costs through the most effective use of available resources and tools. This expertise positions Shawn to continue Cargo’s successful momentum as well.”

Most recently Cole served as Vice President — Finance and Corporate Planning, a role in which he demonstrated his extensive experience in leadership, financial planning, analysis and team coordination. He is well known for his dedication to servant leadership and his support for many community partners such as the Atlanta Children’s Shelter and Atlanta Public Schools.  

Cole, a native of High Point, N.C., holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. He earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Click here to view Cole's corporate bio. 

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