Executive Biography of Salil Gupte
President, Boeing India
Salil Gupte is president of Boeing India. In this role, Gupte is responsible for the company’s work in the region across commercial, defence, and services businesses. He leads a team of 5,000 employees in India building the future of aerospace, supporting both Indian and global customers and advancing the next generation of aviation technologies at the company’s sites in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi.
Previously, Gupte was vice president of Boeing Capital Corporation, has led supply chain execution for Boeing Global Services, and also led Boeing’s spare parts business. He has worked closely with customers across the industry and has experience in commercial and defence supply chains, manufacturing, sourcing, sales, and fulfilment activities for Boeing products globally. He has also led Boeing’s aftermarket strategy teams, completing joint ventures and acquisitions to accelerate Boeing’s growth in services.
Before joining Boeing in 2009, Gupte worked with Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, as an investment banker in the aviation and infrastructure sectors.
Gupte serves as Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Committee on Aerospace and is a Member of the CII National Council and Civil Aviation Committee. He has served as Chairman of the National Executive Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in India.
Gupte has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University.
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