Delta appoints new Vice President, Sales, West to its team
Los Angeles, December 10, 2014(STAT):-Delta Air Lines continues to strengthen its West Coast network with the addition of a new Vice President, Sales – West based in Los Angeles. Ranjan Goswami, former Managing Director – West Region, will lead a commercial team of dedicated sellers with a focus on the western regions of the United States including sales professionals in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and Seattle.
"Ranjan and his team continue to drive growth and accelerate Delta's presence on the West Coast with a strategic focus on key account growth and support for the highly influential entertainment and technology sectors," said Ed Bastian, Delta's President. "Having a strategic, innovative leader in Los Angeles is critical to continuing our momentum while we deliver great service and strengthen our roots in the community."
In his previous role, Ranjan worked to deliver consistent corporate share growth in Los Angeles, Seattle and throughout the Western United States while keeping pace with Delta's expanded network growth in the region. He expanded cross-functional commercial and operational collaboration within Delta and strengthened ties within the community, including with the Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA), Los Angeles city government, community partners and other key influencers.
Earlier in his career at Delta, Ranjan served as Director – eCommerce Commercial as well as Director – Customer Experience Planning and Development, where he helped deliver value-added products and programs to position Delta as an industry leader. He helped lead the alignment of Delta's global product through the merger integration with Northwest Airlines and established Delta's customer experience strategy, oversaw the launch of Sky Priority, shepherded its drive for flat-bed seats with direct aisle access, and executed the long-range plan for in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity.
Prior to joining Delta, Ranjan served as Director – Product Development and CRM as well as Manager – Asia Pacific Network at Northwest Airlines.
Ranjan earned his Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science from Yale University. He currently sits on the boards of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, Junior Achievement – Southern California and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.