Delta names former Goldman exec as board member

ATLANTA -- Delta Air Lines has named former Goldman Sachs executive George Mattson as a board member, citing his experience in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets.

Mattson was co-head of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s global industrial group until he retired in August. The investment banking division included transportation companies.

Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc., which is based in Atlanta, added a penny to $9.17 in premarket trading Monday.