Phil Musser is chief communications officer for The Boeing Company and senior vice president, Communications. Named to the position in September 2017, Musser is responsible for the company's global communications activities, including media relations, brand development and management, advertising, in-house creative services, and executive and employee communications. He is a member of the company’s Executive Council.
Before joining Boeing, Musser served as president of New Frontier Strategy, a strategic communication and public relations firm, and co-founder of The Media Group of America, a diversified holding company with interests in media, technology and digital consulting. For MGA, he served as chairman and CEO of IMGE, a full-service digital media agency. There, he acted as senior client strategist and managing director, delivering integrated digital campaigns on behalf of a broad range of corporate, political and public policy clients.
Musser has served as senior advisor to several presidential campaigns and brings more than 20 years of top-level experience in public relations, political strategy and digital advocacy to Boeing. His work has spanned multiple industries and disciplines, including a decade leading advocacy campaigns on Boeing’s behalf.
Previously, he served as executive director of the Republican Governors Association and senior vice president of Dutko Worldwide, a top bipartisan public policy management firm.
Musser served as deputy chief of staff and senior policy advisor of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development from 2001 through 2004, and was deputy director of the 2004 G-8 Summit for the U.S. Department of State.
As a political analyst, Musser has been quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Politico, National Journal and dozens of local publications throughout the United States. He also has appeared as an analyst on Fox News, CNBC, CNN, MSNBC and nationally broadcast shows, including “Face the Nation” and “Squawk Box.”
A graduate of Kenyon College (Ohio) with high honors in history, Musser is married and has two daughters.