Spirit AeroSystems Names Philip Anderson as CFO
Spirit AeroSystems, an independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components, has named Philip Anderson as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), reporting to Jeff Turner, president and chief executive officer (CEO). Anderson has served as interim CFO since October of 2009.
As Spirit AeroSystems’ CFO, Anderson is responsible for the overall financial management of the company, its financial reporting and transparency, as well as other corporate functions including controller, treasury, investor relations, tax, long-range planning, and corporate and strategic development.
Anderson had previously served as Spirit’s treasurer and vice president of investor relations, and has more than 20 years of experience in aerospace and finance for companies including Boeing Integrated Defence Systems and Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Anderson began his career with Boeing in 1989 and went on to serve in a variety of finance and manufacturing leadership positions. Prior to joining Spirit in 2006, he was director of corporate finance and banking for Boeing.
Anderson earned his BA and MBA from Wichita State University and began his aviation career in Wichita, site of Spirit’s world headquarters.