Executive Biography of Bruce A. Dickinson

Bruce Dickinson

Bruce A. Dickinson
Vice President and General Manager,
747/767 Program
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Bruce Dickinson is vice president and general manager for the integrated 747/767 program.

Dickinson began his career in 1987 at McDonnell Douglas on the C-17 Program Airframe team, and moved to the commercial division of McDonnell Douglas in Flight Test & Validation in 1988. He was responsible for structural dynamics testing on the McDonnell Douglas test programs, and transitioned to management in Flight Test & Validation of the Flight Sciences team in 1997.

Dickinson worked on various commercial aircraft at McDonnell Douglas from the DC-10 and MD-11, to the MD-80, MD-90 and 717.

Dickinson transitioned to the Puget Sound in 2000 working as the deputy Safety, Certification, and Performance leader on the 737NG program. His next role came in 2002 when he managed the Renton Delivery Certification group, followed by the role of Senior Manager of Safety, Certification, and Performance for the 737NG. He transitioned to Everett in 2007 as the Integration Leader of the 777 program before taking the Director of Engineering role of 777 and 767 programs in 2010. He was named vice president and chief project engineer for the 747-8 Program in September 2011, vice president and general manager of the 747-8 program in mid-2014 and took on additional responsibilities as the 767 vice president and general manager in 2016. Dickinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.