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Business Leader - Jets, CJ2+/CJ3/CJ4 Programs, Cessna Aircraft Company
Don Beverlin is business leader - citation, Cessna Business Jets, for Cessna Aircraft Company, the world’s leading manufacturer of general aviation aircraft. Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Cessna has produced some 192,000 aircraft since its founding in 1927, including more than 6,100 Citations, making it the largest fleet of business jets in the world. Beverlin has the complete responsibility, including profit and loss, for Cessna’s CJ line. His area of responsibility includes the CJ2+, CJ3 and CJ4 programs.
Beverlin is a business process improvement and supply chain management professional with 20 years of aerospace industry leadership experience in sales, marketing, operations, materials, account management, commodity management and strategic supply chain management. He has been a flight officer in the U.S. Navy and held positions at Global-Wulfsburg Systems, Allied Signal and Honeywell. Beverlin is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Science and has more than 1,300 hours of special crew time in high performance military jet aircraft. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University and is a certified Textron Six Sigma Green Belt.
Beverlin and his wife, Kathy, live in Wichita, KS, and have two daughters, two sons and several grandchildren.
Last updated December 21, 2012