Chris Chadwick is president of Boeing Military Aircraft, a business of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, which is comprised of the following three divisions: Mobility, Surveillance and Engagement; Global Strike; and Vertical Lift. Prior to his current assignment, Chadwick was vice president and general manager of Global Strike Systems, responsible for the company's tactical fighter programs.
Chadwick was previously vice president of the F/A-18 Program, following his assignment as the deputy program manager of the F/A-18 Program. He also served as the Philadelphia-based program manager for the Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey (designed for the U.S Marine Corps), and as the program manager for V-22 Low Rate Initial Production operations for the MV-22 and CV-22, for delivery to U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. Prior to this, Chadwick has held a variety of progressively senior roles in engineering, program management and business development.
Chadwick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University and a Master's of Business Administration degree from Maryville University. He is the recipient of the 2012 Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering (PACE) Award given by the College of Engineering, Iowa State University, and the 2011 Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation Most Distinguished American Award. Chadwick is currently a member of the National Board for New Leaders based in New York City.