ST. LOUIS, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. company Boeing has released the names of its new executive positions in its Integrated Defense Systems unit.
The new executives took up their appointments on Feb. 4, the company said.
Boeing said in a statement last week that the "new leadership assignments within its Integrated Defense Systems unit (were) designed to build on continued strong performance of the company's defense, intelligence and space businesses, which ... posted record financial results."
"John Lockard, 63, will move to the new position of Chief Operating Officer, Integrated Defense Systems, reporting to Albaugh and serving as his deputy. Lockard previously led Precision Engagement and Mobility Systems within IDS," Boeing said.
"Pat Finneran, 62, is named vice president, Operations and Supplier Management, also reporting to Albaugh and replacing John Van Gels, who began a special assignment earlier this month on the 787 program at Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Finneran previously led the IDS Support Services business," the company said.
"Bill Schnettgoecke, 47, is named vice president and deputy, Operations and Supplier Management, reporting to Finneran. Schnettgoecke has been leading the company-wide Lean productivity initiative. He will retain those duties with his new IDS assignment," it said.
"Charles Toups, 49, becomes vice president, IDS Engineering, reporting to (IDS President and CEO Jim) Albaugh. Toups most recently served as vice president, Navigation and Communications Systems for Space and Intelligence Systems," Boeing said.
"Dennis Muilenburg, 44, is named president, IDS Support Systems, reporting to Albaugh and replacing Finneran. Muilenburg previously led the company's Combat Systems division and successful Future Combat Systems program," the company said.