Marc Allen is president of Boeing Capital Corp., a wholly owned Boeing subsidiary that arranges, structures and provides financing for The Boeing Company’s commercial airplane, space and defense products. In December 2014, Boeing Chairman and CEO W. James (Jim) McNerney, Jr. announced that in 2015 Allen would succeed Mr. Shephard Hill as senior vice president of the Company and president, Boeing International, and would join the Company’s Executive Council.
Prior to Boeing Capital, Allen served as vice president, Boeing International and president of Boeing China, responsible for leading the company’s business in China from its Beijing headquarters. Leading Boeing China, Allen oversaw the company’s largest market outside the U.S. as its annual delivery pace doubled.
Previously, Allen served as Boeing’s vice president for Global Law Affairs and general counsel to Boeing International, leading from inception the company’s international legal practice group, with responsibilities for Boeing’s international operations’ legal issues, international legal policy matters - such as the U.S.-EC WTO dispute on aircraft subsidies, and cross-border trade regulation matters.
Before Boeing, Allen practiced law with the Washington, D.C. firm Kellogg Huber, litigating complex commercial cases for domestic and international clients. Prior business roles included service as vice president of Professional Team Physicians and senior associate of The Parthenon Group, a Boston-based strategy consulting firm.
Previous government service includes an appointment as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s law clerk.
A Southern California native, Allen received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, majoring in political science with a certificate in economics, and his law degree from Yale Law School.
Allen, his wife, and their four children make their home in the Puget Sound area of Washington State where Boeing Capital headquarters are located.