Chuck Dabundo Named Boeing Military Aircraft Chief Engineer, VP in Leadership Reorg

Boeing Logo w-borderBoeing (NYSE: BA) has promoted four of its executives to new positions within its military aircraft business and the promotions are scheduled to take effect April 1.

Chuck Dabundo, who has led the H-47 transport helicopters program since January 2013, will move to the role of group chief engineer and also serve as vice president of engineering for military aircraft, Boeing announced Friday.

Stephen Parker, currently director for international cargo helicopter programs, will succeed Dabundo as H-47 lead and report directly to Koopersmith.

David Koopersmith, a senior site executive and program manager, will succeed Leanne Caret as VP and general manager of the business group’s vertical lift division.

Koopersmith will report directly to group President Shelley Lavender and oversee tiltrotor, cargo and attack rotocraft programs that are comprised of the Apache, Chinook, Osprey and Defiant platforms.

Kim Smith will succeed Koopersmith as VP of the AH-64 and AH-6 programs after previously serving as the company’s VP of environment, health and safety.

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