DALLAS, April 07, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- William Ampofo has been named senior vice president, global operations and supply chain for Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company. In this role, William will have leadership responsibility for operations, supply chain, capital facilities, quality and the chemicals management business.
William comes to Aviall from United Technologies Corporation (UTC) and brings more than 22 years of aerospace experience, having held roles with increasing responsibility in finance, information technology, corporate strategy and operations at Pratt &Whitney, Sikorsky, and Corporate HQ. Most recently, William served as Vice President, Supply Chain Commodity & Cost Management for UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) and was responsible for driving sourcing and cost reduction strategies across its $5B supply chain.
"William's extensive management experience will be leveraged to bring continued supply chain innovations and operational effectiveness in delivering value to our original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners and customers," said Aviall President and CEO Eric Strafel.
William has a bachelor's degree in finance from Adelphi University, an MBA from George Washington University and has completed executive education coursework at both University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and INSEAD.
Aviall operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, supporting both commercial and defense business units within Boeing. Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries.
Aviall, which has headquarters in Dallas, is the world's largest provider of new aviation parts and related aftermarket services. The company markets and distributes products for more than 240 manufacturers and offers approximately 2 million catalog items from 40 customer service centers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Aviall also provides maintenance for aviation batteries, wheels and brakes, as well as hose assembly, kitting and paint-mixing services. The company offers a complete set of supply-chain and logistics services, including order processing, stocking and fulfillment, automated inventory management and reverse logistics to OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and customers.