Elizabeth Lund is vice president and general manager of the 777 program. Named to the position in March 2013, Lund leads the design, development, certification, production and delivery of all models of the Boeing 777 family of airplanes currently in production.
Lund also leads Boeing’s Everett, Wash. site, overseeing regulatory compliance, community interaction and Delivery Center operations for Boeing twin-aisle airplanes in Washington State, a responsibility she gained in August 2012. Further, as of April 2016, she has oversight for the 747/767 program, which allows for enhanced integration across the Everett site’s sustaining programs.
From March 2011 to March 2013, Lund was vice president and general manager of the 747 program, where she led the introductions of both the 747-8 Freighter and 747-8 Intercontinental. As vice president and general manager she was responsible for the design, development, certification, production and delivery of all 747 models.
Before joining the 747 program, Lund was vice president and general manager of the 767 program as well as deputy program manager of the U.S. Air Force KC-X Tanker program.
Previously, Lund was vice president of Product Development for Commercial Airplanes, with responsibility for developing new and derivative commercial airplane products, including concept development, preliminary design and program planning. She also was responsible for managing the R&D plan and supporting technology programs as well as the airplane concept centers and environmental performance strategy.
Earlier in her career Lund held numerous executive leadership positions in engineering, program management, manufacturing, and supplier management across Boeing Commercial Airplanes including, the Interiors Responsibility Center and Boeing Fabrication. Her experience includes lean transformations including the 777 moving line, strategic development, work statement management, and responsibility for the airplane level configuration, as well as technical and safety related aspects of the 737.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tulsa as well as a master’s in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Missouri.