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Boeing Names Stephanie Pope Chief Operating Officer

The Pope is set to enhance stability and performance throughout Boeing as the company works towards restoring its operational and financial strength. With 29 years of experience at Boeing, the seasoned leader brings extensive business and customer expertise spanning across all markets served by the company.

Boeing revealed the appointment of Stephanie Pope as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Boeing Company. Taking on this newly established role from January 1, 2024, Pope will directly report to Dave Calhoun, the President, and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing.

In her role as Boeing COO, Pope will be tasked with supervising the performance of the company’s three business units. Her responsibilities will extend to advancing supply chain efficiency, ensuring quality, and fostering excellence in manufacturing and engineering throughout the organization. Pope will directly oversee the Chief Executive Officers of the business units, the Boeing Chief Engineer, and the President of Boeing Global, all reporting directly to her. Meanwhile, senior corporate functional leaders will maintain their reporting line to Calhoun.

“Stephanie brings tremendous operational, financial and customer experience to this role, as well as a proven record of performance across our commercial, defense and services business units,” said Calhoun. “Next year will be a significant transitional year in our performance as we continue to restore our operational and financial strength; and Stephanie will help drive the stability and predictability necessary to ensure we deliver on our customer, employee, regulatory, investor and other stakeholder commitments.”

Pope’s successor to lead Boeing Global Services will be named at a later date.

“I am honored to step into this new role and look forward to working closely with Dave, our Executive Council and all of our Boeing teammates,” said Pope. “Together, we will continue to improve operating performance and remain committed to delivering for our customers, while ensuring the highest levels of safety, quality and transparency in all that we do.”

About Stephanie Pope

Since April 2022, Stephanie Pope has been serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Global Services. In this capacity, she has overseen the development and implementation of the company’s aerospace services for customers worldwide, encompassing commercial, government, and aviation industry sectors. Her focus has centered on global supply chain management, parts distribution, aircraft modifications and maintenance, digital solutions, aftermarket engineering, analytics, and training. Prior to this role, Pope served as the Chief Financial Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Throughout her nearly three-decade tenure at Boeing, she has held various leadership positions with increasing responsibility, spanning all three business units, program management, and corporate functions.


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