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Boeing names Newell as regional director for SA

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 9, 2017

Boeing has appointed Brett Newell to lead its growing defence presence in South Australia.

Expanding on his role as program lead for the P-8A Poseidon, Newell will now oversee the expansion of Boeing Defence Australia’s operations in SA, including in areas such as community engagement, local industry collaboration, education partnerships and employee growth, the company stated.

Newell has extensive experience in the maritime patrol domain, having worked with the Royal Australian Air Force in SA prior to joining Boeing. He returned to Adelaide in 2015 to head up the Poseidon in-country sustainment program.

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“It is an exciting time for Boeing’s defence business in South Australia: our workforce is growing at an accelerated rate, our research-and-development programs are advancing, and we are cultivating excellent partnerships with local businesses and universities,” Newell said in a statement.

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2 Comments

  • Tom

    says:

    Congratulations Brett. Great news for employment opportunities, business and the state of SA in general (& for us aircraft spotters out there)

  • Sarah Cavaiuolo

    says:

    Congratulations!!

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Boeing names Newell as regional director for SA

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 9, 2017

Boeing has appointed Brett Newell to lead its growing defence presence in South Australia.

Expanding on his role as program lead for the P-8A Poseidon, Newell will now oversee the expansion of Boeing Defence Australia’s operations in SA, including in areas such as community engagement, local industry collaboration, education partnerships and employee growth, the company stated.

Newell has extensive experience in the maritime patrol domain, having worked with the Royal Australian Air Force in SA prior to joining Boeing. He returned to Adelaide in 2015 to head up the Poseidon in-country sustainment program.

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“It is an exciting time for Boeing’s defence business in South Australia: our workforce is growing at an accelerated rate, our research-and-development programs are advancing, and we are cultivating excellent partnerships with local businesses and universities,” Newell said in a statement.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

2 Comments

  • Tom

    says:

    Congratulations Brett. Great news for employment opportunities, business and the state of SA in general (& for us aircraft spotters out there)

  • Sarah Cavaiuolo

    says:

    Congratulations!!

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