Kevin Schemm is senior vice president of Enterprise Finance for The Boeing Company and a member of its Executive Council.
In this role, Schemm leads business unit Finance teams and the Global Finance Operations team. He oversees Financial Planning & Analysis, which performs long-range business planning, prepares financial forecasts, and integrates, tracks and compiles financial results. Additionally, he leads Investor Relations, which manages communication with the investment community, leads the earnings release process, and ensures Boeing is fairly valued in the market. As a member of the Executive Council, Schemm focuses on assessing financial scenarios and managing the company’s liquidity. He also ensures the group’s operating rhythm addresses fiscal realities in decision-making.
Prior to this new role, Schemm served as the senior vice president for Business Operations & Performance and chief financial officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, where he was responsible for financial management, strategic and long-range business planning, and operations at the business unit. He oversaw the Finance and Business Operations & Performance organizations and was responsible for improving overall operational performance, accelerating productivity gains, and optimizing future investments to strengthen Boeing’s leadership in the aerospace industry. Schemm was named to the chief financial officer position in February 2012.
In addition to these responsibilities, from 2015 to 2019, Schemm led Commercial Airplanes Supply Chain and was responsible for strategy and operations at the business unit.
Prior to 2012, Schemm served for four years as Boeing vice president of North America and Leasing Sales. In this position, Schemm led the sale of commercial airplanes and services to airline customers in North America and leasing companies from around the world.
Schemm previously served as vice president of Contracts for Boeing Commercial Airplanes and president of the Boeing Aircraft Holding Company.
Prior to that, Schemm held a number of executive positions within Contracts, with responsibilities that included managing business relationships with airline customers in China, India, Singapore and South Korea. Schemm joined the Commercial Airplanes team in 1990.
Schemm joined Boeing in 1985 in Wichita, Kansas, as a systems engineer in Boeing’s Military Airplanes division, with responsibilities in avionics systems design and development.
Schemm holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Kansas State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington.
Schemm serves on the board of directors for the Virginia Mason Health System and Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, and the advisory board at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. He previously served on the board of trustees at The Museum of Flight in Seattle and Bellevue Arts Museum.