Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson will retire from his current role on May 2, when Delta president Ed Bastian will assume the CEO role and EVP Glen Hauenstein will become president. Anderson will become executive chairman of Delta’s board of directors. The succession plan was announced Feb. 3 by Atlanta-based Delta. Anderson took over as Delta CEO in 2007 and oversaw the merger of Delta and Northwest Airlines, which was agreed to in 2008, and steered the merged carrier to ...

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