Kevin Schemm is vice president of Finance & Strategy and chief financial officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), a business unit of The Boeing Company. In this role, Schemm is responsible for the overall financial management of BCA, which reported revenues of $53 billion in 2013. In addition to the traditional Finance and Contracts organizations, Schemm also oversees strategic planning for BCA as he manages Business Development, Market, Services and Environmental Strategy and Strategy Integration. He was named to this position in February 2012.
Previously, Schemm was vice president of North America and Leasing Sales for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a position he assumed in January 2008. In this position, Schemm was responsible for the sale of all commercial airplanes and services to North American airline customers and leasing companies.
Prior to that, Schemm served as vice president of Contracts and president of the Boeing Aircraft Holding Company. His responsibilities included leading and managing all commercial airplanes contract activities with customers, as well as participating in the development and implementation of strategies to increase customer satisfaction.
Schemm joined Boeing in 1985 in Wichita as a systems engineer in Boeing’s Military Airplanes division. Shortly after moving to Commercial Airplanes, he was a regional director in Aircraft Contracts, managing business transactions and relationships with a significant number of airline customers in China and South Korea. Since then, he has held various assignments, including director of Customer Relationship Processes for Airplane Programs, director of Contracts for the 787 Program, managing director for Americas and Leasing Contracts, and director of Negotiation Support and Contracts Support for Airplane Programs.
Schemm holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Kansas State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington. He is married and has three children.
Schemm serves on the board of trustees at The Museum of Flight in Seattle and on the advisory board at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. He previously served on the Bellevue Arts Museum’s board of trustees.