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EDITOR'S NOTE: In a memo to Delta employees Tuesday, CEO Ed Bastian shared that Jacobson has agreed to rescind his retirement.
April 21, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
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April 21, 2020, 8:25 a.m.
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Jacobson, who was named the airline industry’s best CFO eight times, will remain at Delta while a successor is named and throughout the transition.
Feb. 28, 2020, 8:45 a.m.
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Delta today will host its annual event for the investment community, where leadership will provide an update on the company's business strategy and 2020 financial targets. “We are executing well against our strategic priorities and on track for a record 2019 – a testament to the incredible work of Delta ...
Dec. 12, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
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Delta and Auburn University today dedicated the Delta Air Lines Aviation Education Building, celebrating the state-of-the-art facility that will host its first set of classes in early 2019. Last November, Delta, The Delta Lines Foundation and the Jacobson Family Foundation contributed a combined $6.2 million to support aviation programs at ...
Nov. 16, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
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A leading finance publication has given high marks to CEO Ed Bastian, Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson and Jill Greer, Vice President–Investor Relations. Institutional Investor listed the leaders at the top of its annual rankings of America's top CEOs, CFOs, and investor relations officers. The highest-scoring airline in the survey ...
Nov. 15, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
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Delta today provided adjusted guidance for third-quarter financials following the August outage that resulted in significant operational disruptions. Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson, presenting at the Cowen Global Transportation Conference, said Delta is on track to produce a solid 18-19 percent operating profit margin (compared to a prior outlook of ...
Sept. 7, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
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Minnesota native Paul Jacobson decided to attend Auburn University in Alabama for its aviation program, planning to fulfill his boyhood dream of becoming a pilot. He enrolled in Air Force ROTC and had earned his pilot’s license when he was asked about his medical history. “I’d had asthma as a ...
March 15, 2016, 9 a.m.
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Paul Jacobson, Delta’s Chief Financial Officer, wanted to join the airline industry – and specifically Delta Air Lines – from the age of seven. As a student studying finance, he was determined to work for an airline despite the turmoil that made the industry famous over the decades. The resulting ...
Feb. 8, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
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At center, Delta CFO Paul Jacobson.
Nov. 30, 2015, 12:22 p.m.
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Delta’s Heart Walk team has been named the No. 2 fundraising team in the nation, with proceeds benefitting the American Heart Association. “Raising funds and generating awareness for the American Heart Association is a personal passion of mine,” Paul Jacobson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, wrote in a ...
Nov. 9, 2015, 9:50 a.m.
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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. As Delta’s top finance executive, Jacobson has overseen the campaign ...
Nov. 6, 2015, 4:50 p.m.
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Wall Street anticipates that Delta will report a record-breaking profit when the airline announces its earnings for the third quarter Wednesday morning. The third quarter is traditionally the strongest period of the year for airlines due to the busy summer travel season. CEO Richard Anderson, President Ed Bastian and Chief ...
Oct. 13, 2015, 4:30 p.m.