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Delta was named by Institutional Investor magazine as one of the nation’s top companies as seen through the eyes of investment professionals.

The magazine surveyed analysts and investment professionals at firms that primarily sell stocks (the so-called “sell side”) and those that buy stocks (the “buy side”).

Among the major airlines, Delta’s awards included:

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            Richard Anderson (right) was named best Chief Executive Officer by both buy-side and sell-side professionals.
  •         Paul Jacobson was named best Chief Financial Officer by both the buy-side and the sell-side.
  •         Delta was named the best Investor Relations program by both the buy-side and the sell side.
  •         Jill Greer was ranked No. 2 Best Investor Relations Professional by the buy-side.

“This recognition speaks to the outstanding work of Delta’s finance and investor relations team,” said President Ed Bastian. “It also underscores the work of Delta’s 80,000 employees worldwide, whose efforts have established us as high-quality industrial transportation company. Congratulations on this accomplishment.”