Kevin Schemm is senior vice president of Business Operations & Performance, and chief financial officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a unit of The Boeing Company that reported revenues of $60.7 billion in 2018.
Schemm is responsible for the financial management, strategic and long-range business planning and operations at the business unit. He oversees the Finance and Business Operations & Performance organizations and is 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’s degree in 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, the board of trustees at The Museum of Flight in Seattle, and 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.