Jane Chappell joins Spirit AeroSystems board

On February 26, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. announced that Jane Chappell will join the company’s board of directors. She will serve on the corporate governance and nominating committee and the risk committee. Chappell has more than four decades of experience, 17 years at the executive level, providing operational and strategic leadership in the defense industry.

“Jane Chappell is an established leader in the American defense and intelligence sectors; we are thrilled that she will serve on Spirit’s board of directors,” said Robert Johnson, Spirit AeroSystems board chair. “Her leadership and depth of experience are unparalleled – she will undoubtedly add tremendous value as we grow across our defense and space programs. We look forward to her contributions.”

Chappell serves as CEO of Altamira Technologies, a national security company in the defense and intelligence sectors. She is on the board of advisors for Lone Star Analysis. Before Altamira, Chappell was with RTX Corporation (formerly Raytheon) for 36 years. Her service at RTX Corporation culminated with her role as vice president of geospatial intelligence solutions from 2015 to 2019. She partnered with customers and industry teammates in this position to shape markets and drive growth in the intelligence, commercial, and international space ground business.

Chappell was named among Washington Exec’s Top Space Executives in 2023 and one of Washingtonian’s “Tech Titans in 2023.” She won the National Reconnaissance Office Director and National Reconnaissance Office Ground Enterprise Directorate Director’s Gold medal for outstanding contributions to the mission in 2020 and 2019. She earned the Raytheon CEO Leadership Award in 2008.

Source: Spirit AeroSystems

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