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Delta Air Lines elects Francis Blake to board

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Atlanta, Ga., USA - July 28, 2014, Atlanta, Ga., USA - Delta Air Lines announced Francis S. Blake as its newest member.

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Mr. Blake serves as Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot, a home improvement retailer. Mr. Blake served as The Home Depot's Vice Chairman from October 2006 to January 2007 and as Executive Vice President – Business Development and Corporate Operations from 2002 through 2006.

Previously, he served in a variety of executive positions at General Electric Company, including as Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development in charge of all mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions worldwide. From June 2001 to February 2002, he was Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Aquarium.


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