GM ropes in a new chief financial officer from Delta Airlines

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GM hires new chief financial officer from Delta Airlines
The 48-year-old Jacobson has been the airline's CFO for the past eight years. He'll replace Dhivya Suryadevara, who left GM in August for Silicon Valley payments startup Stripe.

GM ropes in a new chief financial officer from Delta Airlines

Detroit: General Motors has hired away Delta Airlines’ CFO to fill the automaker’s top financial job. The Detroit-based company said on Friday that Paul Jacobson will start the new position on December 1.

The 48-year-old Jacobson has been the airline’s CFO for the past eight years. He’ll replace Dhivya Suryadevara, who left GM in August for Silicon Valley payments startup Stripe.

GM said that Jacobson joined Delta as a financial analyst in 1997 and also served as senior vice president and treasurer.

Delta is widely viewed by Wall Street as the best-run US airline, and was the most profitable carrier for the past decade.

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