Boeing Taps Company Vet Pearson as BBJ President

 - May 22, 2022, 8:56 AM

On the eve of EBACE, Boeing (Static AD_1) named Erika Pearson as president of Boeing Business Jets, responsible for sales, support, and operations of the company's commercial products in the VIP, government, and military service. Pearson, a 29-year Boeing veteran, most recently served as sales director in Asia Pacific, leading the Singapore Airlines Group, Air New Zealand, and Fiji Airways accounts for Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

“Erika is perfectly suited to lead the Boeing Business Jets team, providing world-class support to our global customer base,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior v-p of sales and marketing of Boeing’s commercial division.

Boeing Business Jets is presenting on static display a BBJ 737 owned by motivational speaker Tony Robbins. More than 260 BBJs have been sold since the group was founded in 1996, and the fleet is supported by Boeing’s global service network.

Pearson has previously held leadership roles across sales and marketing and product development since joining the company as an aerodynamics engineer. She succeeds JD Detwiler, recently named as business development leader for Boeing Defense, Space, and Security programs.