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Boeing: Louis Mancini retiring after 12 years of service

Staff writer | Seattle, Wa., USA | March 20, 2014
Louis J. ManciniBoeing announced that Louis J. Mancini, who has served as the leader for Boeing's commercial airplane customer support and after-market products and services, effective June 1, 2014.
Mr. Mancini served as Senior Vice President for Commercial Aviation Services and led Boeing’s commercial airplane customer support and after-market products and services.

Mr. Mancini joined Boeing as vice president of Maintenance Services in March 2002.

He managed the unit of Commercial Aviation Services responsible for airplane maintenance information, engineering and planning, airplane recovery services, component maintenance and Boeing subsidiaries Continental DataGraphics and AeroInfo Systems.

Previously, he was vice president of Engineering and Technical Support for United Airlines, based at the company's maintenance center in San Francisco.

Prior to this position, he was general manager of Engineering and director of Maintenance Automation.

He began his career at United in 1985 as director of Maintenance Analysis and Research.

In 1991, Mr. Mancini joined Northwest Airlines as vice president of Technical Operations, based in Minneapolis.

He also served as vice president of Engineering, Inspection and Quality Assurance at Northwest before returning to United in 1995.

Before joining the airline industry, he held management positions at Shell Development Co. in Houston and Chevron in San Francisco.

In 2006, Mr. Mancini received an outstanding achievement award from Overhaul & Maintenance magazine for his work in improving Boeing's response to urgent airline issues.

In 1999, the Air Transport Association presented him with its "Nuts & Bolts" award for leadership in maintenance and engineering.

In 1994, Mr. Mancini was given the RTCA achievement award for chairing an industry/government task force charged by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to streamline airline operations and reduce costs. He also served as a member of the FAA advisory committee for Research and Development and chaired a committee on aircraft safety.

He also served on the board of ARINC, a company providing communication and engineering services to the aviation industry, headquartered in Annapolis and on the board of Aviation Partners Boeing in Seattle.

Mr. Mancini earned a doctorate and master’s degree in operations research from Stanford University, and also holds a bachelor’s degree in general engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Mr. Mancini will transition his assignment to Stanley A. Deal, who is named senior vice president of CAS, effective immediately.

Mr. Deal is senior vice president for Commercial Aviation Services.

Most recently, Mr. Deal was vice president and general manager of Supply Chain Management and Operations for Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

Appointed to this position in August 2011, he was responsible for the overall leadership of Commercial Airplanes Supplier Management, Fabrication, Propulsion Systems and Quality.

Prior to that, he was vice president and general manager of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes Supplier Management organization.

Named to this position in January 2010, he was responsible for the overall strategy, contracting, daily management and development of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes supply chain for all commercial airplane programs.

Mr. Deal served as vice president of Asia Pacific Sales for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a position he assumed in November 2006.

In that position, he was responsible for sales in Japan, Korea, Singapore, Australia, Thailand, New Zealand, Vietnam, Hawaii and other Pacific Island markets.

Prior to Sales, Mr. Deal served a seven-month assignment at Connexion by Boeing, where he strategically managed an orderly shutdown of the business.

Before that, he was vice president of Sales and Marketing Operations, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Previously, he helped launch Connexion, where he served as vice president of Global Network Sales.

He led sales activities in the commercial airlines and executive services aviation markets worldwide.

Mr. Deal joined Boeing in 1986 and held various leadership positions within Boeing, including leading integrated product teams for propulsion systems and structures on the 717 program and serving as Japan Airlines program manager on the MD-11 program.

In addition to his Boeing career, he served as vice president and general manager for Fairchild Aerospace, where he was responsible for many commercial airliner programs, including managing the supply chain and strategy.

Mr. Deal holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.