Boeing has appointed Jenette Ramos as senior vice president, supply chain and operations to replace Pat Shanahan, who has been nominated to serve as US Deputy Secretary of Defence.
Ramos, a 29-year Boeing veteran, was most recently vice president and general manager of fabrication at Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
She will oversee the company’s manufacturing operations and supplier management functions, including implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies and global supply chain strategies. She also leads Boeing’s Environment, Health & Safety organisation. She joins the Boeing Executive Council and reports to chairman, president and chief executive Dennis Muilenburg.
“Jenette brings to this role a tremendous set of leadership skills and aerospace experience that spans nearly three decades, including deep knowledge of the entire Boeing production system and great passion for our people, products and customers,” Muilenburg said.”Jenette’s most recent work to transform our commercial airplanes fabrication operations will serve her well in this new assignment, which is critical to our long-term success and growth and productivity goals.”
Prior to leading fabrication, Ramos was vice president, operations supply chain rate capability at commercial airplanes, where she led efforts to develop suppliers and to manage the value stream system for production readiness through a number of production rate increases across the commercial airplane product line. From 2005 to 2009, she served as general manager of the Boeing Portland site.