White Plains, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine
W. W. Boisture Jr., Chairman and CEO of Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, has been elected to the board of directors of Corporate Angel Network.
Boisture has more than 30 years of aviation experience. Prior to his current role with Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, he was the President of Intrepid Aviation, a privately held commercial aircraft lessor, and a senior advisor for aerospace at The Carlyle Group.
Boisture, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School and the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School, is the former President of NetJets, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and British Aerospace Corporate Jets, and the former Chairman and CEO of Butler Aviation.
“Bill Boisture’s years of leadership in so many facets of the aviation industry provides an outstanding basis for the contribution he will make to the work of Corporate Angel,” said Randall Greene, Chairman of the organization.
“He served on the board of directors for the Association of Graduates of the Air Force Academy for eight years, as a trustee of the Falcon Foundation and as a member of World Presidents’ Organization,” Greene said. “His experience is extremely important to the work we do.”
Corporate Angel, in operation since 1981, arranges free transportation to treatment for cancer patients using empty seats of corporate aircraft. It arranges more than 200 patient flights to treatment every month.
“I have the utmost respect for the life-changing services Corporate Angel Network provides to cancer patients and their families,” Boisture said. “I am pleased to join the board and look forward to assisting in their honorable work.”