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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Boeing UK and Ireland President to Retire, Successor Named

Juliet Van Wagenen

Roger Bone, President Boeing U.K. and Ireland

Roger Bone, President Boeing U.K. and Ireland. Photo: Boeing

[Avionics Today 08-21-2014] Roger Bone, president of Boeing U.K. and Ireland, will retire at the end of September with Michael Arthur to assume the post starting Oct. 1, Boeing announced.

During Bone’s time as president, Boeing in the U.K. signed contracts for the sale of almost every type of Boeing commercial airplane, Chinook helicopters and C-17 transport aircraft, together with significant services and support contracts for both commercial and military customers. Before starting at Boeing in September 2005, Bone had a a 38-year career in the British Diplomatic Service, serving as ambassador to Brazil from 1999 to 2004 and to Sweden from 1995 to 1999.
Arthur will work to expand Boeing’s local presence and pursue new growth as the senior Boeing representative in the U.K. and Ireland. He will join the company after three decades of international service with the British government and three years as a member of a UK-based business consultancy


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