Shane M. Spyak
Staff Vice President – EMEAI Sales, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Shane Spyak is head of sales for Delta Air Lines in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India. Based in Paris, France, he works closely with Delta’s Joint Venture partners Air France - KLM and Virgin Atlantic to improve the alliance’s value proposition to top clients and maximize profitability.
Prior to this, Shane was Managing Director, Latin America & Caribbean at Delta, where he represented the needs of Latin America customers across the organization to maximize the P&L and drive Delta’s long-term growth in the region. He was responsible for the formulation and execution of the region’s business plan, sales, and customer and employee engagement.
Throughout his 11 years with the company, Shane also held a variety of positions in Delta’s global sales organization, including global sales strategy, sales development and technology. He played a key role in the sales integration efforts during the merger of Delta and Northwest Airlines, including technology, business processes and incentive programs for both employees and customers around the world.
Shane also led collegiate recruiting and talent development efforts for the commercial divisions, which has resulted in the hiring of over 150 individuals from top graduate and undergraduate institutions, many of whom are now leaders at the company. In 2016, Shane joined the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement – Americas, and has served as a member of the Board’s Strategy Committee.
Shane holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Arts from Case Western Reserve University in his native Cleveland, Ohio.