Fred Reid

Former President, Lufthansa & Delta Air Lines, Founding CEO, Virgin America

Fred Reid

Former President, Lufthansa & Delta Air Lines, Founding CEO, Virgin America

Fred Reid

Former President, Lufthansa & Delta Air Lines, Founding CEO, Virgin America

Fred Reid

Fred Reid

Fred Reid's global track record is truly unique. A serial leader, Fred was Founding CEO at Virgin America, President at Lufthansa and President at Delta Airlines. Fred has also worked alongside Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb for 5 years, with Larry Page, the Co-Founder of Google, as well as Richard Branson.

Themes

Culture
Purpose
Storytelling

Travels from

London, UK

Biography

Born in San Francisco and raised in Ethiopia, he has had an incredible career which spans almost 50 years. He has been featured in the Financial Times and San Francisco Business Times, and was named Executive of the Year in 2007.

He describes his “accidental career, with no business training”, and how he’s a person with ethics, compassion and who cares about people, his deep identification with servant leadership, and the importance of enabling all team members to make a contribution.

 

 

 

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