Spirit AeroSystems announced Mindy McPheeters has been named senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. McPheeters will be a member of Spirit’s executive leadership team and report directly to President and CEO Tom Gentile.

McPheeters had been serving as interim general counsel for Spirit prior to her permanent placement in the role. Previously, she was vice president, deputy general counsel.

During her six years at Spirit, McPheeters has also held positions overseeing various aspects of legal, including litigation, commercial, employment, and compliance. Prior to joining Spirit, McPheeters served as in-house counsel for Delta Dental of Kansas.