June 10, 2017 – Boeing has appointed Jenette Ramos as senior vice president, supply chain & operations, effective immediately. Ramos is a 29-year veteran of the company, with experience in executive leadership roles in fabrication, supplier management, and environment, health and safety. Ramos, 51, replaces Pat Shanahan, who has been nominated to serve as US Deputy Secretary of Defense.
Most recently vice president and general manager of fabrication at Boeing, Ramos will now 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 organization. She joins the Boeing Executive Council and reports to Boeing chairman, president and CEO, 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.”
As leader of Fabrication at Boeing since 2014, Ramos led a global operation of more than 17,000 employees that serves as the largest manufacturing partner to all commercial airplane programs. In that role, she integrated businesses at 11 sites worldwide that design and manufacture composite, metal, electrical and interior aerospace parts, tools and assemblies.