Tim Mapes has been named Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Delta effective May 1. He takes over from John E. “Ned” Walker who is set to retire after 35 years with airlines.
Delta CEO Ed Bastian said: “Tim is a world-class communicator. His more than 30 years of brand, marketing and communications experience inside and outside of Delta make him a strong leader to continue to elevate the momentum we have today.”
Mapes has served as SVP & Chief Marketing Officer at Delta since 2008 and is now being promoted to the leadership committee where he will report directly to Ed Bastian.