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Southwest Airlines names Reid Grandle VP, corporate strategy

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Staff Writer | Dallas, Tx., USA | October 3, 2016
Southwest AirlinesOctober 3, 2016, Dallas, Tx., USA - Southwest Airlines Co. announced that Reid Grandle, senior director in the corporate strategy department, has been promoted to VP corporate strategy.
Mr. Grandle joined Southwest in 2014 in the Financial Planning & Analysis Department.

Prior to joining Southwest, he was a Principal in Oliver Wyman's aviation practice, where he advised companies on strategic, commercial, and operational issues.

Mr. Grandle received his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

He is succeeding Mike Delehant, who recently left Southwest Airlines to pursue a role with a European airline.

Since joining SWA in 2002, Mr. Delehant has served the airline in a number of leadership positions in Strategic Planning and Technology.

Prior to joining Southwest, he was a principal consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas.