Scott Drach was named vice president of Human Resources for Defense, Space & Security (BDS) in April 2013. In this role, he is responsible for successful execution of human resources initiatives to drive business performance and to create and sustain a premier work environment for employees. He also provides direction on employee and organizational policies, strategies, and processes throughout the BDS enterprise. BDS is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world’s largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis, Defense, Space & Security is a $30 billion business with about 50,000 employees worldwide.
Drach’s previous role was vice president of Human Resources for Boeing Corporate and Shared Services Group. In this role, he was responsible for leading his team in partnering with the business to guide human resources strategies and deploy processes to Shared Services Group and seven Boeing Corporate functions – Boeing Capital Corporation, Communications, Finance, Government Operations, Human Resources & Administration, Law, and the Office of Internal Governance.
He previously led the function that provides human resources services for Boeing International employees in more than 65 countries around the world. He also has worked with organizations across the company to improve the global delivery of support to employees and Boeing entities operating outside the United States.
Before joining Boeing International, Drach was the director of Human Resources for Connexion by Boeing® and Boeing Canada Technology. Drach also has held human resources leadership roles with Boeing-Corinth, Boeing-Irving, and Boeing Service Company in Texas. Earlier in his career, he was involved in security and human resources efforts for various divisions of the former Rockwell International, after joining the company as a college intern at its Aircraft Modification Center in Shreveport, La.
Drach is a graduate of Louisiana State University and has a master’s degree in industrial relations from Louisiana Tech University. He is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a global professional in human resources and a senior professional in human resources.
Drach served six years in the Louisiana Army National Guard. He is a member of Rotary International and the Society for Human Resources Management, and the Boeing representative for the Aerospace Industries Association Workforce Council. Drach also serves on the Chicago-Cook County Workforce Investment Board.