ATLANTA, June 18, 2002 - Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today announced that Curtis W. Robb has been named senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Delta and president and chief executive officer of Delta Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary.
Robb, 58, has filled these roles in an acting capacity since February 2002.
“Since assuming the leadership of Delta’s technology strategies and programs, Curtis has established himself as an effective leader with a clear and business-focused vision of how technology can add value to Delta,” said M. Michele Burns, Delta executive vice president and chief financial officer. “Now, his task is to continue to bring world-class technology to Delta and efficiently improve our operations, customer service and revenue generation.”
Robb joined Delta Technology in 2000 as chief technology officer. Prior to coming to Delta, he had an outstanding career in various management positions with Citicorp Credit Services and IBM defining enterprise needs and managing software development for customers involved in manufacturing, finance and insurance industries. He has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Emporia State University. He began his career as a physicist and programmer supporting radar and satellite systems for the United States Air Force.
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