Boeing President and CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg Named Opening Keynote Speaker at SAE International’s Flagship North American Aerospace Event – AeroTech Americas
SAE International announces that Dennis A. Muilenburg, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2019 AeroTech® Americas conference.
Muilenburg will speak at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, in Room A-B-C4 of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport Hotel and Convention Center.
The theme of this year’s AeroTech Americas Conference will be “Advancing Technology: Shaping the Future of Aviation.” Technical sessions, lively panel discussions and keynote presentations will offer all of the newest technologies needed to manufacture the aircraft of tomorrow—additive manufacturing, Industry 4.0, AR/VR technology, digital thread, blockchain and more.
Muilenburg oversees the strategic direction of Boeing, a Chicago-based, $93.4 billion aerospace company. With roughly 140,000 employees across the United States and in more than 65 countries, Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and top U.S. exporter. It is the leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes, military aircraft, and space and security systems, and a provider of global services; it supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 nations.
Muilenburg became chairman of the board in March 2016, chief executive officer in July 2015 and president in December 2013.
Until July 2015, Muilenburg served as vice chairman, president and chief operating officer of Boeing, where he supported the company’s aerospace business operations and focused on specific growth enablers, including important global relationships, leadership initiatives and development program performance.
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