President, Boeing India
Vice President, Boeing Global
Salil Gupte is the President of Boeing India, responsible for the company’s work in in the region across commercial aviation, defence, and services, and leading a team of 5,000 employees in India who work on building the future of aerospace, supporting both Indian and global customers and advancing the next generation of aviation technologies at the company’s sites in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi.
Previously, Gupte was vice president of Boeing Capital Corporation and has led supply chain execution for Boeing Global Services. He also led Boeing’s spare parts business. Gupte has worked closely with customers across the industry and has experience in commercial and defence supply chains, manufacturing, sourcing, sales, and fulfilment activities for Boeing products globally. Gupte has also led Boeing’s aftermarket strategy teams, completing joint ventures and acquisitions to accelerate Boeing’s growth in services.
Gupte serves as Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Committee on Aerospace and is a Member of the CII National Council and Civil Aviation Committee. He has served as Chairman of the National Executive Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in India.
Before joining Boeing in 2009, Gupte worked with Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, as an investment banker in the aviation and infrastructure sectors.
Gupte holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University.
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