Sheila Remes is vice president of Strategy for Commercial Airplanes and also leads Boeing’s Interiors vertical integration team. In these roles, Remes oversees cross-functional efforts to define Boeing’s strategic direction and address complex, enterprise-wide business decisions. These include greater life-cycle value for customers and internal capabilities for Boeing, growth opportunities such as services and intellectual property control, product and propulsion strategy, and environment and aviation policy. She is also responsible for international business development strategy and serves on the Boeing International leadership team.
With 30 years of industry experience, Remes brings a deep understanding of commercial aviation from manufacturing and airline perspectives. Previously, as director of Services Strategy for Commercial Airplanes, she developed, integrated and managed a Commercial Aviation Services growth strategy to capture new revenue and ensure that Boeing supports customers affordably.
As managing director of Sales Strategy, Remes was responsible for developing go-to-market sales approaches that enabled Commercial Airplanes to maximize sales opportunities. Her organization also sought to identify emerging customers and develop working relationships with key market influencers in the aviation consulting and financing world. The group worked across Commercial Airplanes and with Boeing Capital Corporation to help sales teams develop best practices and unique strategies for success. Earlier, she served as managing director of Regional Marketing for the Americas and Leasing and worked with the 777 Engineering and Americas Sales and Marketing Analysis teams.
Remes came to Boeing with experience at two airlines. At America West, she was responsible for airplane and component acquisition, airplane modification engineering, and flight operations engineering support. At United, she supported station reliability, schedule, inventory and pricing as well as regional promotions for new route development in the U.S. West.