Joe Benson

President, Boeing Business Jets

Joe Benson

Joe Benson is president of Boeing Business Jets, the industry leading private jet division bringing the best of commercial aviation into the realm of personal air travel. He leads commercial and commercial derivative airplane sales for the entire portfolio of Boeing Commercial Airplanes including business jets and military derivatives for exclusive customers, businesses and governments around the world.

Since joining Boeing in 2010, Benson has held leadership, strategic business development and sales and marketing roles across the company. Most recently, he served as the deputy to the president and business director for Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) and Government-Military Sales. In this role, he helped lead key sales campaigns and was responsible for making sure all aspects of the BBJ business operated effectively.

Previously, Benson worked in Boeing Global Services, leading sales to key airline customers throughout Southeast Asia and India. He also spent time with Boeing Commercial Airplanes International Strategy & Business Development team, responsible for leading strategic market access initiatives in support of regional sales objectives throughout the Asia-Pacific region. When he first joined the company, Benson was in marketing and sales for Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

Benson spent 10 years as an officer in the United States Army. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, earning a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington in Seattle, and a Master of Global Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Joe enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three daughters traveling, hiking and rushing between kids’ sports and dance activities.


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