Boeing has appointed Zaid Alami as Managing
Director – Indonesia.
Zaid is based in Jakarta and leads Boeing’s
operations and growth strategy in what is the world’s fourth most
“Indonesia is a country of strategic importance
for Boeing across our commercial airplanes, defense and services
businesses,” Zaid said. “Building on our partnership with Indonesia, Boeing is,
and continues to be committed to working with Indonesia’s civil
aviation and defense customers and partners, and helping achieve
the country’s aerospace ambitions.”
Boeing 737 MAX 7. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com
Zaid most recently served as the leader of
Boeing’s Global Support Center in Jakarta which provides enhanced
product and strategic engineering support to Southeast Asia’s
growing commercial aviation industry.
Previously, he worked as an
experimental flight test engineer and led the support for multiple
customers with the introduction of the 787 and 737 MAX into their
A graduate in Aeronautical and Astronautical
Engineering from Purdue University, Zaid is also certified in
Technical Leadership from the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT). He is bilingual in English and Arabic and is
learning Bahasa Indonesia.
He reports to Alexander Feldman, President –
Boeing Southeast Asia.
“Indonesia, the largest economy in Southeast Asia,
and soon to be the world’s fourth-largest aviation market is
critical to Boeing. We are excited to have Zaid lead Boeing’s
operations in Indonesia and advance our 73 years of relationship
in the country,” said Feldman. “I cannot think of a better
individual than Zaid who brings a wealth of aerospace engineering
expertise and significant experience working with our Indonesian
customers to drive Boeing’s growth in the country.”
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