Paul Neary is the director of Ethics and Business Conduct for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS). In this role, Neary is responsible for BDS’ global ethics program, ensuring appropriate deployment of ethics programs and initiatives throughout the business while promoting a compliant ethical culture that optimizes performance and enables strong partnerships.
He works across the organization to lead BDS efforts in engaging employees to communicate openly and collaboratively in identifying and resolving issues and integrating Boeing values in all aspects of the work environment. He also is a member of the BDS and Enterprise Ethics leadership teams and reports jointly to Ellen Martin, vice president of Ethics and Business Conduct for The Boeing Company, and Chris Chadwick, BDS President & CEO. In addition, Neary serves on the BDS Compliance Review Board and co-chairs the BDS Compliance Assessment Team.
Prior to his current position, Neary served as the business manager for the Boeing F/A-18 program. In this position, he was responsible for the business health of the program and delivering results to domestic and international customers through executing Acquire and Financial Operation processes. In addition to his F/A-18 responsibilities, Neary was also the St. Louis Regional Skill Team executive leader. Prior to leading F/A-18 Finance, Neary served as the director of Financial Performance and Cost Management, reporting to the corporate controller. He also served as the director of Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis with responsibilities including leading the annual enterprise long-range business plan process, consolidating and analyzing the monthly financial forecasts and quarterly financial results and benchmarking Boeing’s performance against its competitors. He also has supported Finance Transformation in standardizing processes and systems for both Financial Planning and Data Management. Prior to joining the Corporate Finance team, Neary held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including supporting the Tomahawk, Harpoon, SLAM ER and proprietary programs as the Financial Controls manager, Remote Site controller, and Contracts and Pricing manager.
Neary holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Rockhurst College and master’s degrees from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Purdue University.