New Leadership at Boeing in Wake of Max Issues and Earnings Report

Kevin McAllister is out as Boeing Commercial Airplanes division president and CEO. He has been replaced by Stan Deal, who had been most recently leading the two-year-old Boeing Global Services (BGS) division. BGS includes services capabilities spanning the defense, space and commercial sectors. Deal has been replaced at BGS by Ted Colbert.

Deal has headed BGS since its inception and as such was instrumental in defining and implementing their new aerospace services development and delivery model for commercial and government support. Those services were focused on four areas: supply chain; engineering, modifications and maintenance; digital solutions and analytics; and training and professional services.

Previously, Deal was senior vice president of Commercial Aviation Services. Formerly the services division of BCA, Commercial Aviation Services which is now included in the Boeing Global Services portfolio.

New BGS president and CEO Colbert joined Boeing in 2009 and is a member of the Boeing Executive Council. Now as president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, he will take over where Deal has left off. In his prior role he served as chief information officer (CIO) and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics. In that role, Boeing says he oversaw all aspects of information technology, information security, data and analytics. He also supported the growth of Boeing’s business through IT- and analytics-related revenue generating programs.