Ernesto Gonzalez-Beltran is vice president of Commercial Airplanes Total Quality. He leads the Quality organization and efforts to ensure built-in quality throughout the Commercial Airplanes value stream. He also leads and promotes quality culture initiatives throughout the business. He joined the Boeing Company in July 2017.
Prior to that, Gonzalez-Beltran held executive roles in the automotive industry, most recently as executive vice president at Yazaki North America leading Global Operations.
Previously, he was senior vice president of Manufacturing Operations for NUMMI/Toyota Motor Manufacturing, California. Gonzalez-Beltran also held a number of positions at Ford Motor Company, including director of Ford’s Millennium Project, plant manager in various regions and roles in Ford's Vehicle Operations organization.
He earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and an MBA from the Technological Institute of Sonora, Mexico. Gonzalez-Beltran completed several leadership development programs at the University of Michigan, Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and the Toyota Institute in Japan.