Boeing has named Erika Pearson as president of Boeing Business Jets (BBJ). She will lead the team responsible for the sales, support and operations of Boeing commercial products in VIP, government and military service and will report to Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
“Erika is perfectly suited to lead the BBJ team, providing world-class support to our global customer base,” says Mounir. “A proven Boeing leader, Erika has vast industry experience, deep technical knowledge and is committed to exceeding the expectations of our BBJ customers.”
Pearson is a 29 year Boeing veteran who most recently served as sales director in Asia Pacific leading the Singapore Airlines Group, Air New Zealand and Fiji Airways accounts for Commercial Airplanes. Previously, she has held leadership roles across sales and marketing as well as product development since joining Boeing as an aerodynamics engineer in 1993. Pearson succeeds JD Detwiler, who was recently named as business development leader for Boeing Defense, Space and Security programmes.