Delta Cargo names Shawn Cole as vice president


Delta Air Lines has named Shawn Cole as vice president of its freight arm Delta Cargo.

Cole will be responsible for ensuring the airline’s logistics division continues to deliver on commercial, financial and operational performance.

The carrier says he joins the leadership team at a time when it is realising the benefits of its multi-year transformation with double-digit operational performance improvement and unit revenue growth surpassing industry averages.

Delta Cargo president and senior vice president of airport customer service, Gareth Joyce says: “Shawn is a solutions-driven Delta executive of nearly 10 years.

“He has consistently motivated organizations to deliver maximum productivity, improve top-line growth and control costs through the most effective use of available resources and tools. This expertise positions Shawn to continue Cargo’s successful momentum as well.”

Cole recently served as vice president for finance and corporate planning, and is well known for his dedication to servant leadership and his support for many community partners such as the Atlanta Children’s Shelter and Atlanta Public Schools.