Greg Smith is executive vice president of Enterprise Operations and Communications (interim), and chief financial officer at The Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace company and one of the largest U.S. exporters.
Smith, 54, leads Boeing’s newly formed Enterprise Operations, Finance and Strategy organization. In this expanded role, Smith oversees the development of Boeing’s corporate strategy and development, manages the company’s overall financial activities, and drives operational excellence by overseeing the company’s manufacturing, operations, supply chain, quality, and program management functions. Smith is also responsible for the delivery of enterprise services across the company and oversees the company’s strengthened focus on sustainability. Smith also currently oversees the company's Communications function on an interim basis.
Additionally, Smith maintains oversight of the company’s financial performance, reporting, long-range business planning, Treasury, and Controller organizations as well as investor relations. Smith also has executive responsibility for the company’s global financing arm Boeing Capital Corporation and oversees the company’s corporate audit function, which reports directly to the Board of Directors.
Smith has three decades of in-depth global aerospace experience across Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space & Security; and corporate headquarters. He was appointed chief financial officer in 2011 and later served in an expanded role as the executive vice president of Finance, Enterprise Performance and Strategy. He previously was corporate controller and vice president of Finance, serving as the company's principal interface with the board of directors' audit committee to ensure regulatory compliance.
Earlier in his career, Smith was vice president of Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, leading business plan development, financial forecasting, financial analysis, and capital commitment planning, as well as competitive analysis and benchmarking. Smith rejoined Boeing in 2008 after holding the position of vice president of Global Investor Relations at Raytheon. Before Raytheon, Smith held key leadership roles in supply chain, factory operations, finance, and program management at Boeing.
Smith also serves on the board of directors of Intel Corporation, Lurie Children’s Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Community Physicians Group. He is married with three children.