Boeing Appoints Henok Teferra Shawl as Managing Director for Africa

Boeing to establish its HQ in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2024.

Boeing 787 Aircraft
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Boeing has announced the appointment of Henok Teferra Shawl as the new managing director for Boeing Africa.

Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Teferra Shawl will play a pivotal role in strengthening Boeing’s operations across the African continent.

Henok Teferra Shawl
Henok Teferra Shawl/Boeing

Boeing Opening New Office in Ethiopia

Boeing revealed plans to open an office in Addis Ababa in early 2024, further solidifying its presence in Africa. Teferra Shawl will report to Kuljit Ghata-Aura in his new role.


A Valued Addition to the Team

Boeing has underscored the notable career history of Teferra Shawl in aviation, regulatory affairs, and government relations. They stated, “Teferra Shawl brings a wealth of experience to his new position. His appointment will align seamlessly with our sales and marketing team, led by Anbessie Afework Yitbarek, focusing on our African customers.