SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 27, 2012
DELTA AIR LINES, INC.
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
P.O. Box 20706, Atlanta, Georgia 30320-6001
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (404) 715-2600
Registrant’s Web site address: www.delta.com
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
The Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (“Delta”) elected George N. Mattson to Delta’s Board of Directors as of October 1, 2012. The Board of Directors appointed Mr. Mattson to serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and Finance Committee. Mr. Mattson will be compensated for his service as a director on the same basis as other non-employee directors of Delta. Compensation for Delta’s non-employee directors is described in Delta’s Proxy Statement for its 2012 annual meeting of stockholders as filed with the SEC on April 27, 2012.
A copy of Delta’s press release announcing Mr. Mattson’s election to the Board of Directors is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1.
Until August 31, 2012, Mr. Mattson was a Partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co., and until January 2012, Mr. Mattson had responsibility for Goldman Sachs’ investment banking relationship with Delta. Mr. Mattson did not have an indirect or direct material interest in any transaction between Delta and Goldman Sachs and its affiliates during 2012.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release dated October 1, 2012 titled “Delta Board of Directors Names George N. Mattson as Newest Member”|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
DELTA AIR LINES, INC.
|By: /s/ Richard B. Hirst|
|Date: October 1, 2012||Richard B. Hirst|
Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Secretary
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release dated October 1, 2012, titled “Delta Board of Directors Names George N. Mattson as Newest Member”|