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Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Boeing Defense, Space & Security Appoints VP Operations

Gena Lovett has been appointed as Vice President of Operations for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS).

Gena has more than 20 years of leadership experience in both operations and manufacturing, and will be responsible for manufacturing activities at 20 major installations around the world along with the safety, lean manufacturing, quality, and supplier management initiatives that BDS is pursuing.

Gena brings a deep understanding of advanced manufacturing that will further our efforts to integrate and adapt new technologies to differentiate BDS from our competitors, said Chris Chadwick, BDS president and CEO. Based on her past success turning around underperforming operations, Im confident of her ability to take our already high-performing team to the next level.

Gena previously served as Alcoas director of manufacturing from 2007 to 2011 and most recently as the companys chief diversity officer. Prior to that, she held numerous leadership positions at Ford Motor Co. during a 15-year career which culminated as plant manager of Prototype Operations.

Gena succeeds Bill Schnettgoecke, who retired after 36 years with Boeing.

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