Regional Sales Manager | US Latin America | Specialty Sales, Delta
Under the position of Regional Sales Manager for U.S. Latin America market, Mr. Ruiz has the responsibility of overseeing Delta Air Lines’ business endeavors to Hispanic ethnic communities in the United States, and the exposure of airline´s brand through community events, advertising and sponsorships targeted to Hispanic communities in the U.S. He reports directly to Nicolas Ferri, Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Prior to joining Delta, Mr. Ruiz has held various meaningful positions during his 25 year career in the aviation industry. Started as a ticket agent at Eastern Airlines, transfer to American Airlines where he held positions in the Sales Department, Human Resources as well as Expatriate positions as Country Manager in Nicaragua and Uruguay. After 15 years at American Airlines, Hector took a position at Qantas Airlines as Regional Sales Manager, Corporate Sales where he remained for 8 years.
A native of Medellin, Colombia, Mr. Ruiz moved to the United States in 1981 where he graduated from White Plains High School in 1983. Attended St. Louis University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Administration.