HANOI (Aug 24): US plane maker Boeing has announced that it opened its first office in Vietnam, along with another in Jakarta, Indonesia, with a view to expanding the company’s presence in Southeast Asia, according to Vietnam News Agency.

“Boeing’s presence in Indonesia and Vietnam will support the company’s growth objectives across its commercial airplanes, defense and services businesses”, it said in its announcement released on Monday, Aug 23.

The same day, Boeing announced the appointment of Alexander Feldman as the new president of the company’s Southeast Asia business. Feldman will be based in Singapore and oversee the company’s strategy and operations as Boeing expands its regional presence. Read more