Defense, Space & Security is one of The Boeing Company’s [NYSE:BA] three business units. One of the world’s largest defense and space contractors, BDS is a global leader in the development, production, maintenance and enhancement of fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft, commercial and government satellites, human spaceflight programs and weapons. Key markets include aeronautics, space and weapons. Core capabilities are in development, production and mission enabling upgrades of integrated solutions.BDS delivers the most digitally advanced, simply and efficiently produced and intelligently supported solutions to its customers.

Defense, Space & Security employs approximately 15,000 people in 15 countries and 48 U.S. states with 2021 revenue of $26.5 billion. About 25 percent of its revenues are derived from non-U.S. customers including foreign military sales through the U.S. government.

Led by President and CEO Ted Colbert, the business is based in Arlington, Va.

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Executive Biographies

Theodore (Ted) Colbert III Executive Vice President
President and Chief Executive Officer, Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Uma Amuluru Vice President, Assistant General Counsel
Boeing Defense, Space & Security
James H. Chilton Senior Vice President and Senior Advisor
Rik Geiersbach Vice President, Strategy
Dan Gillian Vice President and General Manager, Mobility, Surveillance & Bombers
Daryl Goods Vice President, Information Technology Business Success
Heidi Grant President, Business Development
Naveed Hussain Vice President and Chief Engineer
Kathleen (KJ) Jolivette Vice President and General Manager, Vertical Lift
Jennifer Mack Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Lisa McCoy Vice President, Human Resources
Steve Nordlund Vice President and General Manager, Air Dominance
Steve Parker Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Marti Powers Vice President, Communications
Kay Sears Vice President and General Manager, Space, Intelligence & Weapon Systems