Boeing recently announced the appointment of former Israeli Air Force (IAF) commander Ido Nehushtan as President of Boeing Israel, effective January 1, 2022. Nehushtan will succeed David Ivry (87), retiring after nearly two decades at Boeing and a long and distinguished career as a top government official, military leader diplomat.
“Israel and Boeing have been partners for seven decades, and Israel is an important part of the Boeing family. David has been an incredible colleague and leader for us for the past 18 years, and we thank him for his service, guidance, and wise counsel. We all wish David a long and happy retirement and send him our sincere thanks and gratitude for everything he has done for us,” said Sir Michael Arthur, President of Boeing International.
Arthur continued to welcome the new President of Boeing Israel, citing his “distinguished career, latterly as Commander of the Israeli Air Force.” Nehushtan served for 37 years in the IAF and was awarded the United States Legion of Merit in 2012. “We are delighted that he has chosen to join Boeing as we look to continue to build our presence, supply base, employee numbers, and operations in the country,” added Arthur.
According to the company statement, “Nehushtan will work to expand Boeing’s presence and pursue new growth opportunities as the senior Boeing representative in Israel. He will lead the company’s strategy to drive growth and coordinate company operations from the Boeing office in Tel Aviv.”