Stan Deal is senior vice president for Commercial Aviation Services for Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company.
Named to this position in March 2014, Deal is responsible for providing customer support and after-market products and services to airlines and leasing companies around the globe.
Under his leadership, Commercial Aviation Services generated record performance in 2014. The organization includes subsidiaries, such as Aviall and Jeppesen, focused on supporting the aviation industry.
More than 12,000 employees worldwide provide a wide range of services and 24/7 customer support including flight and maintenance training, parts, maintenance and engineering solutions, conversions and upgrades, navigation and digital solutions to enhance airline efficiency. These capabilities are part of a comprehensive portfolio of services, support and solutions collectively known as the Boeing Edge.
Between 2011 and 2014, Deal was vice president and general manager of Supply Chain Management and Operations for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, 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 also served as vice president of Sales and Marketing Operations for Boeing Commercial Airplanes and previously and 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 airline 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.
Deal serves on the board of directors for the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship, a public-private partnership helping students from low- and middle-income families earn degrees in science, technology, engineering, math and health care.
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. Deal and his wife live in the Seattle area, and they have three children.