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In his latest LinkedIn Influencer post, Delta CEO Ed Bastian talks about the power of one-on-one connections with Delta customers and how he builds them over breakfast when he’s on the road. Read the full post on LinkedIn here.
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Delta CEO Ed Bastian has joined LinkedIn Influencers, a global group of fewer than 1,000 of the world’s thinkers, leaders and influencers who post regularly on the leading social media platform for business and careers. His first post recounts his first 30 days as Delta’s chief executive, and the lessons ...
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Just days before formally assuming the reins as chief executive, Ed Bastian spoke to Delta News Hub about his transition, the state of the airline and his vision for the future. What has it been like since the Feb. 3 announcement that you would become Delta’s next CEO? It’s been ...
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Ed Bastian took time to talk with Delta News Hub about his new role as Delta’s CEO, his views on leadership, and what employees and customers can expect with him in the airline's top spot. DNH: You have been at Delta for a long time, through tough times as well ...
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In 2004, Ed Bastian was facing a tough decision. As Delta’s corporate controller, he found himself at a crossroads between his dedication to the airline and its storied culture and his own disagreement with the company’s strategic direction at a time when the airline industry was struggling for its very ...
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Incoming Delta CEO Ed Bastian briefed Wall Street analysts and investors Tuesday on Delta’s performance and outlined the company’s momentum heading into the rest of 2016. “Delta had an outstanding 2015,” Bastian said during a presentation at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials conference in New York. “Delta’s employees ...
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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday made clear he would “reject any measure that ‘allows discrimination in our state in order to protect people of faith,’” the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The statement came as momentum builds for House Bill 757 which already passed the Georgia Senate, and would allow opponents ...
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Taken at "Velvet" employee meeting on March 3, 2016, in Atlanta.
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Delta President Ed Bastian's first public appearance as incoming CEO took place last night in Los Angeles when he spoke to members of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, where Delta was the presenting sponsor at their inaugural dinner. The annual event, which took place at L.A. Live, honored ...
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Since 2007, Delta CEO Richard Anderson and President Ed Bastian have been a nearly inseparable leadership team. United by the goal of making Delta the world’s best airline for customers and employees, the two collaborated to set a strong forward course for the company.
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With Wednesday's announcement of Richard Anderson’s retirement from Delta, social media lit up with messages of appreciation and well wishes for the outgoing CEO. In his nine years at the helm, Anderson propelled Delta to new heights of operational and financial excellence, as the company became one of the world’s ...
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The financial sector’s response was upbeat after Delta announced Wednesday that current President Ed Bastian would succeed CEO Richard Anderson, who will retire in May. Analysts said they expect a “seamless” transition and a continuation of the philosophy “that has made Delta the best-run and one of the most profitable ...
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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Board of Directors today announced that Richard H. Anderson has chosen to retire as CEO effective May 2, 2016. At that time, Mr. Anderson will be elevated to Executive Chairman of the Delta Air Lines Board of Directors. “Richard has been an outstanding leader and CEO ...