Boeing Names Jones to Lead Huntsville Business Operations
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 05, 2008 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that Anthony "Tony" Jones has been named vice president and senior site executive of Boeing's Huntsville, Ala., operations. Jones will provide strategic guidance to Boeing programs relative to local customer requirements and will oversee business activities related to missile defense, space exploration and homeland security. Jones will also manage the day-to-day operations of the Boeing Huntsville site, which includes leading Boeing's involvement with the local community.
"Tony is a dynamic leader with a distinguished career serving the U.S. Army," Fancher said. "We are truly fortunate to have someone with his extensive experience lead our talented work force in Huntsville and represent our business in the community and with our customers."
Boeing is the largest aerospace company in Alabama. Today, the work force of more than 3,000 employees performs leading-edge work on a broad array of key space and defense programs, including Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Ares I, International Space Station, Avenger, Arrow, and PAC-3 missile.