Boeing has appointed Ian Thomas president of Boeing
Australia and South Pacific, and Dinesh Keskar as vice president of
Boeing International and president of Boeing India. The appointments are
effective March 1. Both executives will report to Shep Hill, president
of Boeing International.
Thomas, who was formerly president of Boeing
India, succeeds Craig Saddler, who will be moving to a new
position with Boeing in the United States.
Thomas will be responsible for government
affairs in Australia and will coordinate all Boeing activities in
Australia and across the South Pacific region. Prior to serving as
president of Boeing India, he led Boeing Integrated Defense
Systems business development efforts in Europe.
Keskar will represent
the entire enterprise and be responsible for leading Boeing-wide
efforts focused on expanding the company's local presence and
pursuing new growth and productivity initiatives.
Prior to this
appointment, Keskar served as Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice
president of Sales for South and Southeast Asia and was
responsible for overseeing all activities for that business within
Boeing has also made personnel moves
within its corporate and business unit Finance
Commercial Airplanes Chief Financial
Officer Rob Pasterick, 53, has been named vice president
of Finance and corporate controller, reporting to Boeing
Corporate President and Chief Financial Officer James
Pasterick has held a variety of key
Finance roles across the company in his 29 years of
service. He succeeds Harry McGee, 59, who becomes vice
president of strategy integration for internal services,
a new position created to drive long-term efficiencies
and greater productivity across the company's internal
business support services.
McGee, who has 27 years with the
company, will continue to report to Bell, who oversees
the company's Shared Services Group and other
back-office support functions.
Ray Ferrari, 54, a 30-year Boeing
veteran with broad experience across the company's
defense and commercial businesses, succeeds Pasterick as
Commercial Airplanes chief financial officer.
Ferrari most recently served as vice
president of Finance for Network & Space Systems at
Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.
Craig Saddler, 49, now president of
Boeing Australia and the South Pacific, will replace
Ferrari. Saddler, who has 27 years with the company,
served in a variety of senior Finance roles before
taking his Australian assignment.
Boeing also named Jon Emery, 51, vice
president and controller of the Commercial Airplanes
unit. Emery most recently led the company's program risk
assessment group and internal services productivity
initiatives. He has 28 years with Boeing.
latter changes are effective immediately.
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