- Alami’s appointment and Boeing’s office in Jakarta, opened in 2021, reflect the continued importance of Indonesia to the company
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 16, 2022 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced the appointment of Zaid Alami as the country managing director for PT Boeing Indonesia, effective immediately.
Alami is based in Jakarta and serves as Boeing’s senior executive in the country, leading Boeing’s operations and growth strategy in 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.”
Alami 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, Alami was an experimental flight test engineer and led the support for multiple customers with the introduction of the 787 and 737 MAX into their fleets globally.
“Indonesia is a country of strategic importance for Boeing across our commercial airplanes, defense and services businesses,” said Zaid Alami, Country Managing Director, PT Boeing Indonesia. “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.”
A graduate in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University, Alami 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.
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