Delta Names Shirley Bridges Chief Information Officer
ATLANTA, February 8, 2006 – Delta Air Lines today appointed Shirley W. Bridges as its Chief Information Officer and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Delta Technology (DT), its wholly owned subsidiary.
“Shirley has been instrumental in Delta’s business transformation efforts,” said Paul Matsen, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “Her knowledge, expertise, and business understanding add tremendous value to Delta and Delta Technology.”
Bridges, a 16-year Delta and DT veteran, has served in multiple leadership roles during her career with the airline. Most recently, she served as Chief Operating Officer of DT, where she was responsible for overseeing critical business processes, maintenance and operation of technology systems and existing architecture. Previously, she served as Vice President of Airline Operations Systems, where she was responsible for managing all software applications in the Technical Operations Center - Maintenance Repair and Overhaul facility, the Operational Control Center, Pilot and Flight Attendant scheduling and communications and Corporate Compliance and Safety reporting systems.
Bridges received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Clark Atlanta University and holds a master’s degree in project management from George Washington University. She serves as a board member for Girl’s Inc. of Greater Atlanta, a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
Delta Air Lines (Other OTC: DALRQ) is the world’s second-largest airline in terms of passengers carried, offering daily flights to 503 destinations in 94 countries on Delta, Song, Delta Shuttle, the Delta Connection carriers and its worldwide partners. In summer 2006, Delta plans to offer customers more flights between the U.S. and destinations across Europe, India and Israel than any global airline, including service on 11 new transatlantic routes from its Atlanta and New York-JFK hubs. Delta also is a major carrier to Mexico, South and Central America and the Caribbean, with more than 35 routes announced, added or applied to serve since Jan. 1, 2005. Delta’s marketing alliances also allow customers to earn and redeem SkyMiles on more than 14,000 flights offered by SkyTeam and other partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes and check flight status at delta.com.
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