Boeing has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for
the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which
will be operational in July.
Boeing Global Services headquarters will
be located in the Legacy West mixed-use development in West Plano.
Global Services President and CEO Stan Deal,
several of his leadership team members and some support staff will
be located at the site, which will serve as a central hub for
approximately 20,000 employees located around the globe.
"Texas continues to be a global powerhouse in
business expansion and relocation because of our economic policies
that encourage industry leaders, like Boeing, to expand their
operations here," said Texas Governor, Greg Abbott. "As governor, I
will continue to promote a low-tax and reasonable regulatory
environment that removes barriers to entry and provides certainty
for developing industries. I am proud to welcome Boeing's new
Global Services unit to Texas and look forward to working with
them further to continue their expansion in the Lone Star State."
Boeing says it selected the greater Dallas area because it's centrally
located within Boeing's U.S. footprint, has good proximity to
major operations for commercial customers and defense partners,
and serves as a transportation hub that will allow the company to
reach customers quickly and efficiently.
"We are excited
to establish the Global Services headquarters in Plano," said
Deal. "We have a fixed focus on serving our customers worldwide,
and this location assists in our mission of providing
uncompromising service worldwide."
Boeing will host an
opening ceremony at the new location once Boeing Global Services
is operational in July.
"On behalf of the city of Plano, we
are thrilled to welcome an iconic 100-year innovative company
like Boeing," said Plano Mayor, Harry LaRosiliere. "Through the
partnership with our city and the many amenities of Legacy West,
we look forward to helping Boeing Global Services deliver on its
In November 2016, Boeing announced the standup of
Global Services, which will be formed by integrating the services
capabilities of the defense, space and commercial sectors into a
single, customer-focused business.
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