Boeing announced that David L. Joyce has been elected to the board of directors, effective immediately, to serve on the Aerospace Safety and Compensation committees.
Boeing also announced that Adm. Edmund P. Giambastiani Jr. has informed the company that he will retire from the board at the end of 2021.
Joyce retired from General Electric as vice chair in 2020. He also served as president and CEO of GE Aviation from 2008 to 2020.
“David Joyce is a recognized aerospace industry leader who brings a demonstrated track record of safety leadership, engineering expertise and operational excellence to our board,” said Boeing Chairman Larry Kellner. “He will provide valuable counsel and guidance based on his significant experience.”
During his 12-year leadership of GE’s largest division, Joyce led customer and product support for more than 19,000 global engines and 500 airline customers. He also oversaw the implementation of an industry-leading safety management system across GE Aviation.
“Boeing will benefit from David Joyce’s deep aviation experience and broad industry relationships,” said Boeing President and CEO David Calhoun, a member of the board of directors. “David’s experience transforming businesses and focus on quality and safety in the aerospace industry will further strengthen our board.”