He was in a jubilant and exciting mood, that Thursday afternoon in July 2019 during Boeing’s end-of-show wrap-up press conference. And to express it, he wore a Hawaiian shirt that someone at Boeing had found in a Farnborough shop, just to show how happy he was with that order from Hawaiian Airlines for ten Boeing 787-9s. Insight: Boeing’s sales chief gets a new role.

Media will have to miss that view of Boeing’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, Ihssane Mounir, as he has been promoted to a new role. He has been named SVP of Global Supply Chain at Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), having to deal with the supply chain difficulties that are constraining the aerospace industry for some two years now and that is expected to take up at least another year before they could be solved.


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