EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 22, 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] named Ross Bogue vice president and general manager for Boeing's 747/767/777 programs and the Everett site, replacing Dan Becker, who announced his intent to retire on April 30. Bogue will report to Carolyn Corvi, vice president and general manager Commercial Airplane Production.
Bogue, 49, was vice president and general manager for Boeing Fabrication, a position he has held since December 2004. In that role, Bogue led the largest consolidated operation in the world dedicated to engineering and manufacturing aerospace parts, tools and assemblies. In addition to its headquarters in Auburn, Wash., the division operates in Frederickson, Renton and Everett, Wash; Portland, Ore; Salt Lake City, Utah; Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Winnipeg, Manitoba; and Melbourne and Sydney, Australia.
Bogue begins his transition to his new position immediately. Boeing will name a replacement for him at Fabrication at a later date.
"Today we congratulate Ross Bogue on his important new assignment and we thank Dan Becker for his 31 years of outstanding service to Boeing," said Alan Mulally, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and chief executive officer. "Dan's passion for implementing the Boeing Production System and focus on engaging all employees will be felt for many, many years."
During his 25-year career at Boeing, Bogue has served as vice president of Technical Services for Commercial Aviation Services (CAS) where he was responsible for fleet enhancement and modification products and services. He also led manufacturing for both Airplane Programs and CAS. Bogue's experience at Boeing also includes leading component manufacturing units as vice president of Aircraft Systems & Interiors and as director of Operations for Boeing Fabrication. He joined Boeing in 1979 as an industrial engineer.
Bogue earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Puget Sound in 1979, and a master's in management as a Sloan Fellow from Stanford University in 1995. He is a 1991 graduate of the Executive Education Program at the Joseph B. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.
Bogue serves on several boards, including Boeing Australia Ltd, the Aerospace Industry Manufacturing Seminar (AIMS) at the University of Washington, and the Mountains to Sound Greenway project in Seattle. From 2002 to 2004, he was president of the Boeing Management Association (BMA).