Spirit AeroSystems names Jane Chappell to board of directors

Robert D. Johnson, Spirit AeroSystems

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. today announced that Jane P. Chappell will join the company’s Board of Directors, effective Feb. 26, 2024.

She will serve on the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Risk Committee. Chappell has more than four decades of experience, 17 years at the executive level, providing operational and strategic leadership in the defense industry.

Robert D. Johnson, Spirit AeroSystems Board Chair said: “Jane Chappell is an established leader in the American defense and intelligence sectors; we are thrilled that she will serve on Spirit’s Board of Directors.

“Her leadership and depth of experience are unparalleled – she will undoubtedly add tremendous value as we grow across our defense and space programs. We look forward to her contributions.”

Chappell serves as CEO of Altamira Technologies, a national security company in the defense and intelligence sectors.

She is on the Board of Advisors for Lone Star Analysis. Before Altamira, Chappell was with RTX Corporation (formerly Raytheon) for 36 years.

Her service at RTX Corporation culminated with her role as Vice President of GeoSpatial Intelligence Solutions from 2015 to 2019.

She partnered with customers and industry teammates in this position to shape markets and drive growth in the intelligence, commercial, and international space ground business.