Sheila Remes is vice president of Strategy for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Remes leads an integrated effort to define Boeing’s strategic direction and address complex cross-organizational business decisions related to future growth opportunities, products and services strategy and environment and aviation policy. Remes also holds responsibility for international business development strategy and serves on the Boeing International leadership team. With nearly 30 years of experience, Remes brings a deep understanding of the commercial aviation industry from both a manufacturer and airline perspective.
Previously, Remes served as director of Services Strategy for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. In this position, she developed, integrated and managed a Commercial Aviation Services growth strategy to capture new revenue and ensure that Boeing supports customers affordably.
Earlier, as managing director of Sales Strategy, Remes was responsible for developing go-to-market sales approaches that enabled Commercial Airplanes to prioritize and maximize sales opportunities. In addition to focusing on global sales strategies, Remes’ organization 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.
Prior to leading Sales Strategy, Remes was managing director of Regional Marketing for the Americas and Leasing and also worked with the 777 Engineering and Americas Sales and Marketing Analysis teams. Outside of Boeing, Remes held positions at America West Airlines and United Airlines. At America West, her responsibilities included airplane and component acquisition, airplane modification engineering support and flight operations engineering support. At United, her responsibilities included support of the Western Region with respect to station reliability, schedule, inventory and pricing as well as regional promotions in support of new route development.