Boeing has named Stephanie Pope as the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective January 1st, 2024. In her new role, Ms. Pope will report to Boeing’s CEO, Dave Calhoun.
On Monday (December 11, 2023), Boeing announced the appointment of 29-year company veteran Stephanie Pope as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective January 1st, 2024. As COO, Stephanie Pope will oversee the performance of Boeing’s three business units and will be responsible for driving supply chain, quality, manufacturing and engineering excellence across the company. Ms. Pope will report to Boeing’s President and CEO, Dave Calhoun, while the company’s business unit CEOs, the Boeing Chief Engineer and the President of Boeing Global will report directly to Pope.
In Monday’s announcement, Boeing’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Dave Calhoun, said,
“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. 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.”
Also commenting on her new role as Boeing’s EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, Stephanie Pope, added,
“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. 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.”
Stephanie Pope has served as Boeing Global Services’ CEO since April 2022, where she was responsible for leading aerospace services development and delivery model for commercial, government and aviation industry customers worldwide. Previously, she served as Chief Financial Officer at Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Over nearly three decades with Boeing, Ms. Pope has held a number of leadership positions of increasing responsibility across all three business units.
Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading supplier of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, as well as global services. The aerospace giant tops the list of the largest U.S. exporters, providing a significant positive impact to America’s annual GDP. Boeing supports government and commercial customers in over 150 countries and employs more than 160,000 team members worldwide. As Boeing continues to deliver for customers, they are committed to their legacy of aerospace leadership in technology and innovation and living the company’s core values of safety, quality, and integrity.