Subscribe Free
in People

Boeing announces president of its Defense, Space & Security Development organisation

Posted 15 November 2016 · Add Comment

Boeing is promoting Pat Goggin to be president of its Defense, Space & Security Development organisation, succeeding Jim O'Neill who will retire next year.

Goggin currently is vice president of Airplane Programs Engineering for the company’s Commercial Airplanes unit, overseeing the engineering teams that support all the current 7-series passenger planes. Before that, he was vice president of Boeing’s Development Program Excellence initiative, focused on properly starting programs and identifying key risk areas.

“During more than three decades with Boeing, Jim built a legacy that will endure for many years to come,” said Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Defense, Space & Security. “Pat’s experience across commercial and defense programs will help us grow a stable of strong development programs on the foundation that Jim put in place.”

BDS Development oversees the pre-production phases of key defense and space programmes with a goal of enhancing performance prior to entering production. It, and a similar organisation in Commercial Airplanes, demonstrate the company’s best-of-Boeing approach to reduce risk and improve the affordability of key development activities.

Goggin, who has worked at Boeing for 29 years, will move into his new role in December so he and O’Neill can collaborate during a transition period.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

UAE's Strata to open 'Factory of the Future' by 2020

The UAE's Strata Manufacturing, Mubadala's advanced composite aero-structures manufacturer, says it will open its second facility – a 'Factory of the Future' - at the Nibras Al Ain Aerospace Park. The facility, due to be fully

Oman Air marks Earth Hour

The lights went out across Oman Air's network of 55 international destinations, as Oman Air joined millions of people around the world in marking Earth Hour.

Gulf air launches flight status facility on gulfair.com

Gulf Air in partnership with OAG has launched an online Flight Status Facility on the airline's official website gulfair.com providing booked passengers with real-time information on their Gulf Air flights including customised

The airport 'proud to serve Aqaba'

King Hussein International Airport in Jordan has expanded to accommodate tourist demand in the popular Red Sea resort of Aqaba.

Emerging Airports Forum to focus on Saudi airports development

The 6th Emerging Airports Forum, held in Jeddah at Hilton Hotel on 29-30th of November 2017, will focus on the Saudi airports development projects along with the ongoing and future airports development projects in the Emerging Markets

UAE ops using Wing Loong drones

In recent years, the UAE has embraced a more active military role on the world stage, deploying forces in the Balkans and Afghanistan, as well as in Libya during the 2011 civil war. As Jon Lake reports, the nation has also played a major role

EBACE17 SK0103240517
See us at
EBACE17 BT0103240517Aeropodium BT2802240417