Boeing has appointed Amy List as managing director of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA).
She succeeds Scott Carpendale, who served as both vice president & managing director of BDA and vice president of Government Services for the Asia-Pacific region since 2022, and will now focus entirely on the Asia-Pacific portfolio.
List will be based at Boeing Defence Australia’s head office in Brisbane and report to Carpendale. She will also serve as a board member of Boeing Australia Holdings and a member of the Boeing Australia leadership team led by Boeing Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific president Maria Fernandez.
"Amy has more than 20 years of military and Defence industry experience, including engineering and operational service in the Royal Australian Air Force,” said Scott Carpendale, vice president of Boeing Government Services – APAC Region.
“This includes four years leading our Sustainment Operations portfolio which delivers key products and services such as AH-64E Apache, CH-47F Chinook, Helicopter Aircrew Training System, F/A-18F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler to our customers.”
List started her career as in the Royal Australian Air Force where she served in a number of operational roles, before running both acquisition and sustainment programs for the Defence Materiel Organisation (now Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group).
She has held a number of leadership roles at Boeing Defence Australia since joining in 2018, including her most recent role as director of Operations, as well as director of Sustainment Operations, director of the Structures and Build capability and director of Wedgetail Programs.