Stan Deal is executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and chief executive officer of Boeing Global Services. He is a member of Boeing’s Executive Council.
Deal was named to this position in November 2016 when Boeing announced the establishment of Boeing Global Services as a third business unit of the company, bringing together services capabilities that span the defense, space and commercial sectors. Deal oversaw the formal stand up of Global Services and led its transition into a fully-operational business unit on July 1, 2017.
Deal is responsible for defining and implementing a new aerospace services development and delivery model for commercial and government customers worldwide focused on four capability areas: supply chain; engineering, modifications and maintenance; digital aviation and analytics; and training and professional services. Resulting customized aftermarket services solutions are offered to customers, regardless of platform manufacturer, while reducing costs and accelerating delivery schedules. Global Services has more than 300 locations worldwide in more than 70 countries.
Previously, Deal was senior vice president of Commercial Aviation Services, including Boeing subsidiaries Aviall and Jeppesen. In this role, he led a team in providing customer support and services to airlines and leasing companies around the globe. Under his leadership, Commercial Aviation Services generated record performance in 2014 and 2015. Formerly the services division of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), Commercial Aviation Services is included in the Boeing Global Services portfolio.
From 2011 to 2014, Deal was vice president and general manager of Supply Chain Management and Operations for BCA. Prior to that, he served as vice president and general manager of the BCA Supplier Management organization, where he was responsible for the strategy, contracting, daily management and development of the supply chain.
Deal has held a variety of leadership roles in BCA Sales and Marketing, including vice president of Asia Pacific Sales and vice president of BCA Sales and Marketing Operations. He was also vice president of Global Network Sales, during which time he helped to launch Connexion by Boeing.
After joining Boeing in 1986, Deal held various leadership positions, including leading integrated product teams for propulsion systems and structures on the 717 program. He was also program manager for the for the MD-11 Japan Airlines program.
Deal serves on the board of directors for the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, supporting its mission to commemorate the past and educate and inspire an appreciation for the importance of flight to humanity. He also serves on the executive board for the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Deal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.