Huntsville, AL - Geocent today announced that it has received a Boeing Excellence in Advocacy Award for 2016. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance in government outreach activities to help government policymakers better understand aerospace issues and promote legislation that support aerospace companies.
Boeing suppliers are uniquely qualified to speak on behalf of key business issues that strengthens awareness among community leaders, elected officials and decision-makers.
“Geocent is proud to be part of the Boeing team working on programs of national significance such as NASA’s Space Launch System, the next generation manned space flight system that will take humans back to the moon, Mars and beyond,” said Dr. Robert A. “Bobby” Savoie, chairman and CEO of Geocent. “Winning this award two years in a row is a testament to the extraordinary talent Geocent’s employees bring to these programs.”
The influence of suppliers by engaging with policy makers can foster awareness that provides multiple benefits.
Our supplier network is one of Boeing’s greatest competitive advantages when it comes to advocating for our shared interests,” said Kent Fisher, Boeing’s leader for enterprise Supplier Management. “Suppliers like Geocent represent a critical business voice to help decision makers understand the incredible impact that the aerospace industry has on their economies, employment and communities.
The Boeing Company and its supplier network encourage policy awareness in support of the aerospace industry and manufacturing businesses across the U.S.
Geocent provides innovative software engineering, data center and core infrastructure, technology consulting, engineering, and scientific support to aerospace, defense, federal, state, and local government, and numerous commercial customers. Geocent has offices in Metairie, La.; Charleston, S.C.; Huntsville, Ala.; Birmingham, Ala.; Stennis Space Center, Miss.; Ridgeland, Miss.; New Orleans; Baton Rouge, La.; Dallas; and Washington, D.C. For news media interviews and further information, please contact Jaclyn Dufrene at 504-831 1900 or firstname.lastname@example.org