SEOUL, KOREA, January 17, 2007—Alteon Training, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced the appointment of William (Bill) McMeekin as director of Operations at Alteon’s training centers in Japan and Korea. He was formerly director of Operations and International Relations at Boeing in Seoul, Korea and will continue to be based in Seoul. In his new capacity, McMeekin reports to Keith Williams, regional vice-president for Alteon, Asia Pacific.
"Bill has a proven track record of experience and expertise in managing business operations in Asia," said Williams, "we are delighted he is joining Alteon to lead our Korean and Japanese training centers as we continue to expand our aviation training offerings in Asia-Pacific."
Williams also noted; "Bill understands and appreciates the various Asian cultures and customs and will continue to maintain the strong relationships we enjoy with our airline partners in the region. At the same time, he will also be able to enhance our relationship with the local government and business community given his prior experience in public affairs."
McMeekin has held various positions within The Boeing Company since 1996. Before his role in International Relations, he worked in International Technical Integration which provided IT consultation to fourteen countries in Asia-Pacific. McMeekin had also been involved in engineering, testing, and deployment of software images for International Customers and System Administration for Boeing in Seattle, Washington.
Alteon currently offers training services at eight training centers in the Asia-Pacific region, including Brisbane and Melbourne Australia; Seoul; Incheon and Gimpo Korea; Kunming and Tianjin China; Tokyo Japan and Singapore.
Alteon Training is the world's preferred aviation training partner and the industry leader in providing airline-focused aviation training solutions. The company provides its partners an expanding and integrated services portfolio that includes flight, technical and cabin-crew training.
Alteon is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company within Boeing Commercial Airplanes' Commercial Aviation Services group. The training organization supports the world's aviation community with more than 80 full flight simulators in over 20 locations around the world.
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