Stan Deal is senior vice president for Commercial Aviation Services. In this role, he leads Boeing’s commercial airplane customer support and after-market products and services. The organization provides customer support for airlines around the world and consists of five services businesses as well as several subsidiary companies, including Aviall, CDG and Jeppesen. Deal was named to this position in March 2014.
More than 11,000 employees worldwide provide a wide range of services and 24/7 support, including material management, airplane conversions, upgrades and repairs, navigation and planning solutions, operational efficiency systems and flight and maintenance training. These capabilities are part of a comprehensive portfolio of services, support and solutions collectively known as the Boeing Edge.
Most recently, Deal was vice president and general manager of Supply Chain Management and Operations for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Appointed to this position in August 2011, he was responsible for the overall leadership of Commercial Airplanes Supplier Management, Fabrication, Propulsion Systems and Quality.
Prior to that, Deal was vice president and general manager of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes Supplier Management organization. Named to this position in January 2010, he was responsible for the overall strategy, contracting, daily management and development of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes supply chain for all commercial airplane programs.
Deal served as vice president of Asia Pacific Sales for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a position he assumed in November 2006. In that position, Deal was responsible for sales in Japan, Korea, Singapore, Australia, Thailand, New Zealand, Vietnam, Hawaii and other Pacific Island markets.
Deal has also served as vice president of Sales and Marketing Operations, Boeing Commercial Airplanes and previously, helped launch Connexion by Boeing, where he served as vice president of Global Network Sales. He led sales activities in the commercial airlines and executive services aviation markets worldwide.
Deal joined Boeing in 1986 and held various leadership positions within Boeing, including leading integrated product teams for propulsion systems and structures on the 717 program and serving as Japan Airlines program manager on the MD-11 program.
In addition to his Boeing career, Deal served as vice president and general manager for Fairchild Aerospace, where he was responsible for many commercial airliner programs, including managing the supply chain and strategy. Under his leadership, Fairchild successfully developed and introduced a new airliner program and oversaw the certification and market introduction of the 328 jet aircraft.
A native of Illinois, Deal holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.