Embraer Names Beever VP of Interior Design

By  //  July 7, 2012



Beever Well Known In Aviation For High-End, Luxury Products

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Embraer Executive Jets named Jay Beever as Vice President Interior Design, adding to the company’s growing team of engineers and designers at its headquarters in Melbourne, Florida.  

Embraer S.A. is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil’s leading exporters. Embraer’s headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, China, France, Portugal, Singapore and the U.S.

Marco Túlio Pellegrini

“The addition of Jay Beever to our already excellent design staff is a further indication of our commitment to developing unique aircraft interiors  that best serve the needs of our customers,” said Marco Túlio Pellegrini, COO and Senior Vice President Operations, Embraer Executive Jets.

“It comes as we are opening a new design studio for the Legacy 650 and Lineage 1000 at our Melbourne Customer Center, and introducing the 2012 Edition of the Legacy 650 with its new, refined interior. Jay’s long experience in interior design and engineering in the aerospace and automobile industries will complement this work and take Embraer Executive Jet interiors to the next step.”

ABOVE: Embraer's Legacy 650 interior. Embraer S.A. is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats – and one of Brazil’s leading exporters. (Image Courtesy of Embraer)

Beever is well known in the business aviation and automotive industries for his interior work for high-end, luxury products at Gulfstream Aerospace and Ford Motor Company.

Beever’s work as interior design manager in the New Product Development Department at Gulfstream included interiors for the Gulfstream 650, the G450 and G550 as well as overseeing the design and construction of a new design studio for the company. He also developed several design enhancements for automobiles at Ford.

Embraer, founded in 1969, designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation and defense and security segments. It also provides after-sales support and services to customers worldwide.

As of March 2012, the company had a workforce of 17,629 employees – not counting the employees of its partially owned subsidiaries – and its firm order backlog totaled $14.7 billion.