Boeing appoints Alvin Liu as president of China

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Boeing has appointed Alvin Liu as president of Boeing China effective September 1, 2023. He replaces Sherry Carbary who will retire after 34 years of service.

BEIJING, August 16, 2023 – The Boeing Company has announced the appointment of Alvin Liu as president of Boeing China, effective September 1. Liu had served as interim chairman since July 10, following the announcement of the retirement of Sherry Carbary, his predecessor, later this year, ending a distinguished 34-year career at Boeing. In this new role, Liu will be responsible for developing and implementing Boeing’s growth and partnership strategies in one of the company’s largest commercial markets. He will be based in Beijing and will report to Dr. Brendan Nelson AO, Chairman of Boeing Global. “China continues to be of critical importance to The Boeing Company and we are very fortunate to have Alvin leading our efforts here and growing our partnership with our Chinese customers and other stakeholders,” said Dr Nelson. Alvin has a unique understanding and appreciation of this market from over 20 years of experience as a senior executive here. Prior to his appointment as president of Boeing China, Liu led the company’s government operations team in China, where he oversaw relationships with key officials and partners, as well as education and training programs. community outreach, nationwide. “I am honored and excited by this opportunity to expand the incredible foundation of success and partnership that Boeing has built in China for more than 50 years,” Liu said. Nearly 8,500 new aircraft and $550 billion in commercial services will be needed over the next 20 years in China, and I am committed to ensuring our team is ready to support our customers and meet that demand. A native of Liaoning Province, Liu brings more than two decades of leadership experience in China to the role, including serving as vice president of Ford’s China operations, vice president and general counsel of Ford’s International Market Group. , as well as management responsibilities at Chrysler and DaimlerChrysler AG. The Boeing Company is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the introduction of Boeing aircraft in China, which took place after President Richard Nixon’s historic visit to China. Today, Boeing planes are a mainstay of China’s commercial air travel and cargo system. The country’s aerospace sector plays a role in every model of Boeing’s current commercial aircraft – the 737, 767, 777 and 787 Dreamliner. Boeing’s China operations contribute more than $1.5 billion in direct support to the Chinese economy each year, including purchases from its extensive supply base, joint venture revenue, operations, training, and investment. in research and development.

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