Delta Airlines announces new key appointments

Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Delta Airlines has appointed Henry Kuykendall as Vice President – New York, and promoted Chuck Imhof to Vice President – New York Sales.

Prior to his current role, Kuykendall led a team of 4,000 Delta employees at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. He joined the airline in 1988 and held positions in Airport Operations, Reservations Sales and Corporate Sales earlier in his career.

Imhof joined Delta in 2009 as Head of the airline’s New York sales team and has since led the growth of key business verticals including entertainment & production, consulting, private equity and banking. These successful account relationships have contributed significantly to an increase in Delta’s New York revenue of more than 80 percent since 2010.

Gail Grimmett, Senior Vice President – New York, will join Travel Leaders Group as President of its newly-created Elite Travel Division comprising Protravel International and Tzell Travel Group.

Grimmett joined Delta in 1995 and served in other key leadership roles before moving to New York, including Senior Vice President – Pricing and Yield Management, Chief Economist – Corporate Forecasting, and Managing Director – Investor Relations.