Delta Elevates Four Executives To Strengthen Operations Leadership Team

David Garrison is assuming the role of Senior Vice President – Delta Connection and Delta Global Services, and CEO of Endeavor Air. Additionally, he will have responsibility for Delta's wholly owned subsidiary, DGS. David has more than 27 years of experience at Delta leading various components of TechOps' business including engineering and technical services, reliability and maintenance programs, inspection, quality assurance and maintenance planning.

Sandy Gordon is being promoted to Senior Vice President – Airport Operations-Domestic Stations. Sandy is responsible for the day-to-day operations in 222 airports in the U.S. as well as Delta's hubs in Seattle and Salt Lake City. She 28 years of experience in customer service – both in Airport Customer Service and In-Flight Service.

Erik Snell is being promoted to Senior Vice President – Operations & Customer Center. In this role, Erik will facilitate greater oversight of Flight Control, Meteorology, Navigation Data, Load Control, Crew Tracking and Accommodations.

Gary Hammes, CEO of Delta Private Jets, is being appointed to Vice President – Engineering and Quality Assurance. Gary, a 30-year airline veteran, previously served as Chief Operating Officer at Virgin Australia, managing the airline's global operation. He has also held leadership roles at World Airways, Northwest Airlines and United Airlines. The new CEO of DPJ will be named in the coming weeks.