Vice President – Sales, Middle East, Russia & Central Asia,
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
In his current role, Bentrott is responsible for Boeing business relationships with airline customers and for the sales of all Boeing commercial airplanes and services to customers in these regions. Promoted to vice president of Sales for the Middle East and Africa in 2008, Bentrott took over responsibility for Central Asia and India in May of 2009, while passing on sales responsibility for Africa as part of Boeing Commercial Airplane’s reorganization of its sales regions.
Prior to his current position, as vice president – Sales & Marketing Operations, Marty Bentrott led a team that is responsible for management of Boeing Commercial Airplanes production planning, managing cross-functional activities and for the management system supporting Boeing Commercial Airplanes Sales and Marketing activities. Named to this position in May 2006, Bentrott ensured that sales commitments align with production capabilities for the full line of Boeing commercial jetliners.
Previously, Bentrott served as vice president of Sales, Marketing and In-Service Support for the 787 Dreamliner. He was responsible for working with 787 customers to define and develop associated services for the Dreamliner.
Prior to that, he served as vice president, Sales and Marketing for Commercial Aviation Services (CAS) from August 2003 to April 2005. He was responsible for leading efforts in the sales and product marketing of CAS products and services.
Previously, as vice president of Customer Support, Bentrott worked closely with airline customers in the Middle East, Africa, Russia and South Asia-Pacific regions to ensure their post-delivery technical, support and solutions needs were met. He promoted the Commercial Aviation Services (CAS) effort in the region and served as the senior CAS advocate for customer needs with the business units comprising the CAS organization.
Bentrott also served as director of Sales Operations, responsible for the management of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes production skylines.
Between 1998 and 2000, he was director of Sales and Marketing Programs for Commercial Airplanes. His responsibilities included providing internal leadership to Commercial Airplanes’ worldwide Sales and Marketing organization and managing the organization’s yearly business plan.
Bentrott joined Boeing in 1987 in the Commercial Airplanes Contracts organization. He spent eight years in Contracts in a number of assignments, then joined the Commercial Airplanes Sales team in 1995. Prior to joining Boeing, he spent two years with Texas Instruments in Dallas as an engineer.
Bentrott graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Following completion of infantry and flight schools, he had a number of assignments in the U.S. Army as a pilot, culminating as the commander of the Brigade Aviation Section in Anchorage, Alaska.