AMSTERDAM, October 12, 2020— Boeing [NYSA: BA] today named Indra Duivenvoorde director of Government Services for Europe and Israel, reporting to Torbjorn (Turbo) Sjogren, vice president of the company’s International Government & Defence division. The appointment follows the untimely death of the Government Service director for the region and former Commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force, Alexander (Sander) Schnitger.
Duivenvoorde will take on responsibility for services programs, inclusive of sustainment and training, for Boeing defense customers across Europe and Israel. She most recently served as director of Commercial Sales & Marketing for Central Europe, Spain and Portugal within Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
“Sander leaves behind a lasting legacy of leadership, integrity and unwavering dedication to our customers,” said Torbjorn (Turbo) Sjogren, vice president of International Government & Defence for Boeing. “I am confident in Indra’s ability to build upon this legacy and position our customers for long-term success. Her diverse background, coupled with her customer-centric focus will enable us to sharpen our strength in the region.”
Joining Boeing in 2003, Duivenvoorde has held a variety of roles across business development, sales, international strategic partnerships and program execution for the company’s manufacturing and services divisions in Europe. She will continue to be based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands as she takes on leadership of the Europe and Israel Government Services team.
Boeing has been part of the European aerospace community for many decades, contributing to its economic and technological growth. Boeing systems, solutions and services play an integral role in the military, peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance operations of NATO and many European nations and European airlines have partnered with Boeing to launch and operate new aircraft models such as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which boasts breakthrough technologies and systems from more than 60 major European suppliers.