Delta to name Richard Anderson new CEO

 

Old Aug 21, 07, 12:09 pm
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Delta to name Richard Anderson new CEO

According to the WSJ:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1187...oo_hs&ru=yahoo
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Old Aug 21, 07, 12:32 pm
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Here we go again....let the speculation begin.

I personally think they should have chosen from inside...
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Old Aug 21, 07, 12:33 pm
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Will be interesting to see if Whitehurst and Bastian stick around.
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Old Aug 21, 07, 12:40 pm
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I knew about this rumor for several weeks but could not post it here for obvious reasons.

Apparently Wall Street likes this news, as the stock of Delta Air Lines is currently up $1.06 per share to $17.14 per share.
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Old Aug 21, 07, 12:42 pm
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Bad for those who "want to keep Delta my Delta." Bad for me because I'm short the stock and it will rise (at least temporarily) on this news due to merger speculation.

Gutsy move on the part of DAL's BOD, given how low in esteem the NWA crowd is held these days. I personally wouldn't want to have any association with anything "Northwest" at the moment. And it's completely beyond me why the guys who didn't want to do business with Doug Parker want to inject NWA's management style into DAL.
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Old Aug 21, 07, 12:44 pm
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Macgyver to head DL? That's slick! (maybe he'll turn the CRC's into Stargates!)
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Old Aug 21, 07, 12:47 pm
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Sorry wrong Richard Anderson
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Old Aug 21, 07, 1:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Gargoyle View Post
Macgyver to head DL? That's slick! (maybe he'll turn the CRC's into Stargates!)
darn, i was planning on using that joke. beat me to it!
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Old Aug 21, 07, 1:06 pm
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Interesting times for Delta; time will tell what this guy will good. DL seems to be in a good position now, so all he has to do is to continue to execute on the current business plan.
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Old Aug 21, 07, 1:17 pm
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Originally Posted by DLGrkItalNY View Post
Here we go again....let the speculation begin.

I personally think they should have chosen from inside...
Then, how would executive headunters make a living?
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Old Aug 21, 07, 1:37 pm
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Will be interesting to see if Whitehurst and Bastian stick around.
Bastian is going to be named President and Whitehurst is resigning immediately.

http://www.ajc.com/business/content/...ge_tab_newstab
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Old Aug 21, 07, 2:06 pm
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Originally Posted by atlantacane75 View Post
and Whitehurst is resigning immediately.
Hate to see that....

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Old Aug 21, 07, 2:18 pm
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whitehurst was a really dynamic and liked figure when i was there.

i can't imagine the troops thought this was a good move but we'll see...
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Old Aug 21, 07, 2:20 pm
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You're all wrong, kiddies

Originally Posted by gobluetwo View Post
darn, i was planning on using that joke. beat me to it!
Macguyver ??? How young are you people? Everyone (over 40) knows it was Oscar Goldman !
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Old Aug 21, 07, 2:34 pm
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I can't believe they passed Whitehurst over. I was really hoping to see him in the job. What a shame to be losing him.
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