Boeing, the world's largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, has named Jeffrey Johnson as President of Boeing Middle East.
Johnson succeeds Paul Kinscherff who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer for International Finance.
Johnson will be based in Dubai and report to Shep Hill, President of Boeing International and Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy.
Johnson will be responsible for Boeing’s growth and productivity plans across the Middle East region, working closely with Boeing Saudi Arabia’s President Ahmed Jazzar.
'Jeff’s leadership skills, business development experience and detailed customer knowledge will strengthen our efforts to grow our business in the Middle East,” said Shep Hill.
Prior to this appointment, Johnson was a Senior Director of Business Development for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS). Before that, he served as the Middle East and Africa Business Development Director for BDS.
Johnson joined Boeing in 1982 and has managed programs in more than 40 countries during his career
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