Executive Biography of Elizabeth (Beth) Pasztor

Portrait of Elizabeth (Beth) Pasztor.

Elizabeth (Beth) Pasztor
Vice President and General Manager,
Product & Services Safety
The Boeing Company

Elizabeth (Beth) Pasztor is the vice president and general manager of Boeing Product & Services Safety. The mission of this organization is to further strengthen the company’s enduring commitment to safety, mission success and compliance of all Boeing product and services with the highest levels of integrity, transparency and independence. In this role, Pasztor oversees the company-wide Safety Management System, an integrating framework for managing safety throughout the lifecycle of a product or service, the safety review board for the company’s senior leadership, accident investigations, and the enterprise Organization Designation Authorization.

Previously, Pasztor was the vice president of Commercial Airplanes Safety, Security and Compliance. She was responsible for integrating all product safety and regulatory compliance actions and initiatives, including air safety investigations, airplane certification, regulatory affairs, airplane safety and continued airworthiness.

Prior to this role, Pasztor was the vice president and chief project engineer for the 747 program, with responsibility for the safety and product integrity of the 747 as well as its design, configuration and certification.

Additional roles include director of Airplane Systems, chief engineer for Flight Controls and Mechanical/Hydraulic Systems, chief engineer for Airplane Systems Product Development, and director for Commercial Airplanes Certification.

Pasztor began her career working on auto flight systems in Boeing Commercial Airplanes. She has experience across the Boeing 7-series model airplanes, as well as extensive interaction with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and many international civil aviation authorities.

Pasztor is a member of the Flight Safety Foundation Board of Governors, an independent, international and impartial non-profit organization that exists to champion the cause of aviation.

Pasztor holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Iowa. She is married and has two daughters.