Shep Hill is president of Boeing International, senior vice president Business Development and Strategy, and a member of the company’s Executive Council.
As president of Boeing International, Hill, 61, oversees the company’s international affairs, with leadership responsibilities for 18 Boeing in-country operations throughout the world.
As Business Development and Strategy leader, he is responsible for analyzing and developing plans to drive the company’s growth and nurture new businesses. In this capacity, he coordinates the company’s corporate development function, with responsibility for acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, equity investments and joint ventures.
Hill has held the International position since November 2007 and reassumed the Business Development and Strategy role in October 2009, having held the post from 2006 to 2007.
Previously, Hill was vice president of Business Development at Boeing Defense, Space & Security and was responsible for the development, integration and implementation of Defense, Space & Security customer and business strategies.
Hill joined Boeing when the company acquired Rockwell’s Aerospace and Defense business in 1996. At that time, Hill was Rockwell’s vice president of Aerospace Government Affairs and Marketing.
Before joining Rockwell in 1987, Hill served as chief of staff and legislative director to Rep. Bill Chappell of Florida from 1980 to 1987.
In 1989, he completed the John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security. He is a graduate of the Naval War College in Newport Rhode Island and received a bachelor’s degree in history from Stetson University.
Hill is a board member of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is married and has two children.