- Discussing the importance stakeholders place on supply chain transformation, and how to integrate it into business strategy for competitive advantage
- Evaluating your supply chain operations and unlocking value for your organization
- Realigning your workforce by using creative collaboration to involve them in every part of finding solutions to challenges and seizing opportunities
- Finding the best framework to guide your team and reach your Supply Chain Operation’s potential
VP Supplier Performance
The Boeing Company
Fernando Hernandez is vice president of Supplier Performance for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) in the Global Supply Chain and Integration organization. Named to this position in April 2023, Fernando leads a multi-disciplined organization responsible for proactively managing the quality and health BDS’s global network of suppliers. He is responsible for ensuring supplier adherence to delivering the highest quality products and services to BDS customers in compliance with customer requirements and Boeing’s rigorous Quality Management System. As part of this role, Fernando oversees policymaking, advanced quality planning, supplier surveillance and performance, source inspection and ongoing continuous improvement efforts across the supply chain.
Fernando began his career at Boeing as a part of the Boeing Business Intern Program. He has worked for The Boeing Company for more than 20 years and his career has spanned numerous supply chain and operational responsibilities across Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Global Services and Enterprise Services.
His previous roles include vice president of Indirect Supply Chain, senior director of Factory & Production support, director of Enterprise Tooling and Capital Equipment, senior manager for Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Structures for contracts and operation suppliers in Europe and North America and new technology transfers across airplane programs.