In May 2019, Debra Santos joined International Strategy team as the managing director of international strategy, business development. In this role, Debra is responsible for international market assessment initiatives for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Prior to her current assignment she spent 2 years as the Chief Marketing Officer for Boeing Global Services responsible for branding, positioning, promoting, and supporting the development and sales of current and new products and services. She has over 11 years in Sales and Marketing spending five years as a Director in International Sales; based in London, responsible for customer accounts in the UK, Portugal, Germany, Greece, and Cyprus.
Debra joined Boeing in 1984 as an engineer. She also served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1985 to 1995 as an Aeronautical Engineering Duty Officer. Debra has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Industrial Engineering from California State University, Long Beach. She has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington.