SEATTLE, May 14, 2015 – Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC) has named Daniel C. da Silva vice president of Strategic Regulatory Policy. He will oversee policy and regulatory issues related to the aircraft financing mission of BCC, a wholly-owned Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary primarily responsible for arranging, structuring and providing financing for Boeing’s commercial airplane, space and defense products.
“Ensuring that there’s appropriate and consistent policy and regulation in place to support global aircraft financing infrastructure is critically important to Boeing and its customers,” said Tim Myers, president of Boeing Capital. “Dan brings a wealth of expertise to BCC, with extensive international experience in commercial aviation across the fields of aircraft financing, sales, marketing and engineering.”
da Silva’s appointment will take effect in June.
He was previously vice president of Modification and Conversion Services for Boeing Commercial Airplanes with responsibility for leading all modification programs including avionics, flight decks, interiors and freighter conversions.
da Silva joined Boeing in 1997 following the merger of Boeing and McDonnell Douglas. He has held a number of senior positions within Boeing Commercial Airplanes, including vice president of Global Sales and Marketing for Commercial Aviation Services, vice president of Customer Support for Europe, based in Brussels, and vice president of Sales for Latin America and Caribbean.
da Silva will report to Myers and succeeds Scott Scherer who is retiring after more than 40 years with Boeing.