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
Steve Nordlund Vice President and General Manager, Phantom Works
James H. Chilton Senior Vice President, Space and Launch
Mark Cherry Vice President and General Manager, Vertical Lift
Naveed Hussain Vice President and Chief Engineer for Defense, Space & Security
Jennifer Mack Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Cox Chief Human Resources Officer, Defense, Space & Security
Global Head of Executive Talent
Denise Russell Fleming Vice President, Information Technology Business Partners
Rik Geiersbach Vice President, Strategy
Heidi Grant President, Business Development
Kay Sears Vice President and General Manager, Autonomous Systems
Cynthia A. Gruensfelder Vice President and General Manager, Missile and Weapon Systems
Darrin A. Hostetler Vice President, Assistant General Counsel
William H. Osborne Senior Vice President, Total Quality and Operations
Steve Parker Vice President and General Manager, Bombers & Fighters, St. Louis Senior Executive
Timothy (Tim) Peters Vice President and General Manager, Mobility and Surveillance
Marti Powers Vice President, Communications
Torbjorn (Turbo) Sjogren Vice President, International Government and Defence
Penny White Vice President, Supply Chain