Maureen Dougherty, President - Boeing Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific
From Autonomous Systems to Space Exploration
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
Boeing has been working with Australians for more than 90 years, starting with the establishment of Hawker de Havilland (now Boeing Aerostructures Australia) in 1927. Boeing's presence in Australia is the company’s largest footprint outside the United States, with more than 3000 employees across 38 locations.
Since then, Boeing has become an integral part of the Australian aerospace industry. No other aerospace and defence company can claim to have made a commitment of this size to Australia or to have played such a major role in the development and maintenance of Australia’s aerospace and defence industries.
President of Boeing Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific, Maureen Dougherty, will provide her unique insights on Boeing’s exciting global business and Australian operations, including advanced manufacturing, autonomous systems, defence, R&D, service and Training.
About Guest Speaker
Maureen Dougherty is president of Boeing Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific. She is the senior company leader in the Oceania region and coordinates all Boeing activities, leads government relations and directs the implementation of Boeing’s strategy to expand its local presence and grow the business. Appointed in February 2014, Dougherty is based in Sydney, Australia.
A thirty-five year veteran, Dougherty previously served as vice president and program manager for the KC-46 Tanker, the Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) surveillance aircraft, and the F-22 fighter programs.
Dougherty is Chairperson of The American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, a Board Director of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation and the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. She is also a member of the Business Council of Australia and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
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