Richard H. Anderson

Former Chief Executive Officer at Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Richard H. Anderson

Richard H. Anderson

Former Chief Executive Officer at Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

OptumHealth, Inc.
Northwest Airlines, Inc.
Amtrak

RelSci Relationships

5900

Number of Boards

25

Birthday

1955 - Galveston, TX, United States

Age

66

Number of Awards

7

Interests

Reading

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Co-Founder at Compute Health Acquisition Corp.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Northwest Airlines Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer at Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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President at Aviation Consultants LLC

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General Mills at Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

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Senior Advisor at Oak Hill Capital Management LLC

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Chief Operating Officer at Cruise LLC

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President at Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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Senior Advisor at EW Healthcare Partners

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Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Medtronic Plc

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Richard H. Anderson
Former Chief Executive Officer at Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Education
BS
Class of 1977

University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a dynamic learning environment. Degrees are available in the following types of programs: Environmental Issues, Human Behavior and Culture, Special Education Teacher Certification, Sports and Recreation, and more. Courses can be taken on the Clear Lake campus, at satellite campus locations, or online. If needed, students have the flexibility to speak to academic advisors or tutors in person or on the web through chat programs. UHCL provides financial aid options to qualifying applicants from a variety of resources like loans and scholarships. It also has work-study and internship opportunities for students to make extra money while they are going to school. Educational benefits for eligible military veterans are accessible as well for tuition aid. There is a large international population at UHCL, and the school was ranked as one of the top master's institutions for international student enrollment in the nation. It even has an advising office that is dedicated to academic outreach for intercultural and international students. If you are searching for a diverse, highly regarded institution for higher learning in the Houston metropolitan area, check into University of Houston Clear Lake.

JD

South Texas College of Law is a private American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Located in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States it was founded in 1923—the oldest law school in Houston and the third-oldest in Texas. South Texas College of Law has a faculty of 59 full-time professors and 40 adjunct professors. US News consistently ranks the South Texas trial advocacy program in the top ten; in 2010, South Texas advocacy was ranked third in the country by U.S. News in Trial Advocacy. South Texas College of Law holds over 111 National and International Advocacy Championships, more than any other law school in the nation, with the second most titles held by a law school with less than 40 National Championships.

Attendee

Galveston College is a school in Galveston.

Attendee

Texas Tech University, often referred to as Texas Tech, or TTU, is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States. Established on February 10, 1923, and originally known as Texas Technological College, it is the leading institution of the Texas Tech University System and has the seventh-largest student body in the state of Texas. It is the only school in Texas to house an undergraduate institution, law school, and medical school at the same location. The university offers degrees in more than 150 courses of study through 13 colleges and hosts 60 research centers and institutes. Texas Tech University has awarded over 200,000 degrees since 1927, including over 40,000 graduate and professional degrees.

Bachelor's Unknown

University of Houston System offers higher education degrees and job training or vocational study programs. It offers about 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fields such as business, education, humanities and law. It was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
1990 - Prior

Northwest Airlines, Inc. provided commercial transportation services for passengers and cargo. The firm owned and operated domestic and international route networks and serves more than 750 cities in 120 countries. The company was founded in 1926 and was headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2017 - 2020

National Railroad Passenger Corp. provides intercity rail passenger transportation services. It provides ancillary business, which include operating commuter railroads services on behalf of various states and transit agencies, and infrastructure access to commuter agencies. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Chief Executive Officer, Delta Air Lines, Inc
Prior - 2016

Delta TechOps provides airline services. The company is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
Current

Cargill, Inc. engages in the provision of food, agricultural, financial, and industrial products and services. It specializes in food service, agriculture, meat and poultry, transportation, pharmaceutical ingredients, and beauty products. The company was founded by William Wallace Cargill in 1865 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Director
2003 - 2007

Our products and services differ based on state. Please select your state (or the state you're interested in) from the list to the left. Why do our products and services differ based on state? Because our business is regulated by state. We have regulated operations in eight Western and Midwestern states. The different regulatory body for each state we serve determines what products and services we deliver in that state

Director
1999 - 2003

The Group's principal activity is to provide regional scheduled passenger services. It is a holding company for Mesaba Aviation, Inc. It has an airlines services agreement with Northwest Airlines, Inc. With this agreement, the schedules are coordinated with those of Northwest to facilitate interline connections at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Airport and the Memphis International Airport. It provides its services under the name Mesaba Airlines/Northwest Airlink or Mesaba Airlines/Northwest Jet Airlink. It operated flights to 102 cities in United States and Canada from Northwest's hub airports.

Member, Board of Directors
2007 - Prior

Greater Twin Cities United Way provides services related to basic needs, education and health to the people in some counties in Minnesota. The company was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Chairman of the Board
2000 - Prior
Chairman
Prior

The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce is the chamber of commerce for the Atlanta metropolitan area. It was founded in 1860. The first Atlanta Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1860, chiefly concerned with fighting railroad rate discrimination and with sustaining commercial ties with the North. After secession, it focused its attention on direct trade with Europe, which was part of an overall Southern goal of achieving economic independence from the North. In 1866 the chamber was reformed into a Board of Trade.

Director
Prior

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is responsible for the sixth district, which covers the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, 74 counties in the eastern two-thirds of Tennessee, 38 parishes of southern Louisiana, and 43 counties of southern Mississippi. The Sixth District operates branches in Atlanta, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Miami, Nashville, and New Orleans. These branches provide cash to banks, savings and loans, and other depository institutions; transfer money electronically; and clear millions of checks. The Atlanta Fed has three main functions: monetary policy, operation of nationwide payment system, and bank supervision and regulation.

Member
Prior

The President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) mission is to provide the U.S. Government the best possible industry advice in these areas.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$200 - $299
2005

The Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts houses art collections and conducts art exhibitions in the United States. Their collections encompass artworks, painting and sculpture, print and drawing collections, decorative arts, modernist design, photographs and textiles. It also collects, preserves, and makes work of art. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

$25 - $99
2003

University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a dynamic learning environment. Degrees are available in the following types of programs: Environmental Issues, Human Behavior and Culture, Special Education Teacher Certification, Sports and Recreation, and more. Courses can be taken on the Clear Lake campus, at satellite campus locations, or online. If needed, students have the flexibility to speak to academic advisors or tutors in person or on the web through chat programs. UHCL provides financial aid options to qualifying applicants from a variety of resources like loans and scholarships. It also has work-study and internship opportunities for students to make extra money while they are going to school. Educational benefits for eligible military veterans are accessible as well for tuition aid. There is a large international population at UHCL, and the school was ranked as one of the top master's institutions for international student enrollment in the nation. It even has an advising office that is dedicated to academic outreach for intercultural and international students. If you are searching for a diverse, highly regarded institution for higher learning in the Houston metropolitan area, check into University of Houston Clear Lake.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Senator from Vermont

$2,700
2016

Majority Leader at Office of the House Majority Leader, Steny Hoyer

$2,500
2015

Senior Policy Adviser at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Transactions
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Delta Air Lines, Inc. purchases Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. from Singapore Airlines Ltd.

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Delta Air Lines, Inc., Monroe Energy LLC purchase ConocoPhillips /Trainer Refinery Ops from ConocoPhillips

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
2014
Barron's Magazine - World's Best CEOs
Rank #239
2014
Chief Executive Magazine - Wealth Creators
Rank #29
2014
Fortune Magazine - Business Person of the Year
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