Tony Charaf is Senior Vice President and Chief Cargo Officer for Delta Air Lines.
In this role, he is responsible for maintaining and improving Delta’s Cargo business, overseeing thousands of tons of cargo and mail each day throughout Delta’s global network.
A seasoned Delta professional, Tony joined Delta in 1996 and has served in positions of increasing responsibility. He began his career as director – Engine Maintenance. He was later promoted to senior vice president - Delta Cargo (formerly Delta Air Logistics) from 2000 to 2004. He was named President – Delta TechOps in 2008 and after four years he turned his focus specifically to Delta’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business. In 2012, he was named Chief Cargo Officer.
Prior to Delta, Tony held positions with Pacific Airmotive Corporation and Ryder Airline Services/Aviall. He also holds an A&P license as well as a private pilot’s license.
As a resident of Atlanta, Tony sits on several non-profit boards including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the Carter Center and the Red Cross Atlanta Chapter. In addition, he serves on the advisory board of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
Tony graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and later received a master’s degree in Management from Northrop University.