Stephanie Pope is Boeing’s new Chief Operating Officer

On 11DEC23, Boeing announced Stephanie Pope as its COO. Image: Boeing

New year, new look. On 01JAN24, Stephanie Pope will take on a newly created position as The Boeing Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Boeing President and Chief Executive Officer, Dave Calhoun. Pope has 29 years of Boeing experience amassed in a number of senior leadership positions at both corporate and levels for Boeing Defense, Space and Security. She is also a member of Boeing’s Executive Council, and the executive sponsor of Boeing Women Inspiring Leadership, Boeing’s business resource group committed to increasing gender diversity awareness and promoting diverse representation amongst women.

Her responsibilities as COO include overseeing the performance of Boeing’s three business units focused on driving supply chain, quality, manufacturing and engineering excellence and stability across the company, to improve its operational and financial strength. Her direct reports include the business unit Chief Executive Officers, the Boeing Chief Engineer and the President of Boeing Global. Senior corporate functional leaders will continue to report to Calhoun.

Boeing President and Chief Executive Officer, Dave Calhoun, stated: “Stephanie brings tremendous operational, financial and customer experience to this role, as well as a proven record of performance across our commercial, defense and services business units. Next year will be a significant transitional year in our performance as we continue to restore our operational and financial strength; and Stephanie will help drive the stability and predictability necessary to ensure we deliver on our customer, employee, regulatory, investor and other stakeholder commitments.”

Stephanie Pope said: “I am honored to step into this new role and look forward to working closely with Dave, our Executive Council, and all of our Boeing teammates. Together, we will continue to improve operating performance and remain committed to delivering for our customers, while ensuring the highest levels of safety, quality, and transparency in all that we do.”

Her previous position since APR22, as CEO of Boeing Global Services, which she helped to establish in 2017, will be filled by Boeing’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Chris Raymond, who will also assume his new duties on 01JAN24, reporting to Pope. She commented: “Chris brings more than 30 years of Boeing expertise in nearly every aspect of our operations, and has strong employee, customer, and supplier connections across our commercial and government markets. I’m confident he will continue the strong operational performance with our services team and remain focused on delivering on our customer commitments.”

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