Executive Biography of William Ampofo
William A. Ampofo II
Chair, Supply Chain Operations Council
Parts & Distribution Services and Supply Chain
Boeing Global Services
William A. Ampofo II leads the Parts & Distribution Services business for Boeing Global Services, which includes the legacy Boeing Distribution Inc., Boeing Distribution Services Inc., Commercial Proprietary Parts and Commercial Managed Parts portfolio.
Ampofo also leads the Global Services Supply Chain function, a division with operations in over 70 countries and more than 300 locations around the world. In this capacity, he leads all aspects of the supply chain function, including distribution and component and engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and is responsible for delivering high-quality, efficient and repeatable service offerings to the end customer.
In addition, Ampofo serves on the the company’s Executive Council in his capacity as the Boeing Supply Chain Operations Council Chair. In this role, he is responsible for driving supply chain functional excellence across the enterprise through people, processes and tools, as well as ensuring Boeing remains focused on its next-generation production system and services operational life cycle.
Ampofo previously served as vice president for the Business Aviation, General Aviation & OEM Services business unit organization, where he held profit and loss responsibilities, successfully establishing Boeing as a market leader in this sector. Ampofo joined the company as senior vice president of Global Operations and Supply Chain for Aviall, a Boeing subsidiary, where he was responsible for operations, supply chain, capital facilities, global repair services, quality and the chemical management business.
Before joining The Boeing Company in April 2016, Ampofo spent 22 years at United Technologies Corporation (UTC), holding roles of increasing responsibility in finance, information technology, corporate strategy and operations at its corporate headquarters and its Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky and UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) divisions. While at UTAS, Ampofo served as vice president of Supply Chain, Commodity and Cost Management, responsible for leading its One-Company Supply Chain initiative and driving sourcing and cost reduction strategies across its $5 billion supply base.
Ampofo is a member of Executive Leadership Council and currently serves on the board of directors for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association and the Dallas Regional Chamber as well as the board of trustees for Cheshire Academy in Cheshire, Connecticut. In addition, he is a past advisory board member for Howard University’s Center of Excellence in Supply Chain Management.
Ampofo has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Adelphi University and a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University. He has completed executive education coursework at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, Institut Supérieur de Gestion in Paris and INSEAD.