Ed Clark is vice president of Global Technical Operations (previously Engineering, Modifications and Maintenance) for Boeing Global Services. The function provides global support to BGS’ government and commercial customers across Boeing product lines, as well as non-Boeing platforms. In this role, Clark is responsible for teams supporting global field operations at forward base deployments with customers, aircraft modifications, and operations at Boeing’s Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities.
Previously, Clark was vice president of Commercial Services Programs for Global Services, where he was responsible for the execution, delivery, and financial performance of services programs, including Global Fleet Care, modifications, training, and freighter conversions. He also had responsibility for service centers in London and Singapore. In this role, he managed the integration of fleet performance, maintenance engineering and planning, reliability programs, materials management, information systems and supplier management.
Previously, Clark was vice president of Boeing Global Fleet Care, formerly known as GoldCare. The portfolio serves more than 60 customers, providing Material Logistics and Fully Integrated Fleet Services programs, which include the largest individual aftermarket contracts for Commercial Airplanes. Clark also served as the engineering director for Boeing Global Fleet Care, providing functional leadership for all engineering activities in Fleet Management, including Boeing’s operations in the United Kingdom and Singapore.
Since joining Boeing in 2006 as the chief mechanic for single-aisle replacement studies, Clark has held several other leadership positions in Commercial Airplanes, including: chief engineer/director for 737 Airplane Integration and the Next-Generation 737 airplane systems; and 737 chief mechanic.
He came to Boeing after 17 years in the airline industry, most recently as the manager of systems engineering at Southwest Airlines. Prior to that he was a project manager at Trans World Airlines for a Boeing 757 acquisition. He also worked as an engineer, maintenance supervisor and airplane maintenance technician.
Clark holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering technology from Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and a master’s degree in business administration from DeVry University. He also holds an airframe-power plant license from the Federal Aviation Administration.