Executive Biography of Marc Allen
B. Marc Allen
Chief Strategy Officer
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development
B. Marc Allen is chief strategy officer of The Boeing Company and senior vice president of Strategy and Corporate Development. He is a member of the company’s Executive Council and leads Boeing’s overarching strategy, including long-term planning; global business and corporate development; strategic investments, acquisitions and divestitures; and the company’s Ventures businesses. He also chairs the board of Wisk Aero, LLC.
Allen first joined the Executive Council in 2015, serving as senior vice president and president of Boeing International. He was appointed president of Embraer Partnership and Group Operations in 2019.
Before joining the Executive Council, Allen was president of Boeing Capital Corporation, Boeing’s customer finance business unit, and before that he served as president of Boeing China, leading the company’s country operations from Beijing.
Allen earlier served as Boeing vice president for Global Law Affairs and Boeing International general counsel, leading the company’s international legal practice group from its inception. He was responsible for non-U.S. operations’ legal issues, cross-border trade regulation, international legal policy, and the U.S. and EU World Trade Organization dispute on aircraft subsidies.
Before Boeing, Allen practiced law in Washington, D.C., litigating complex commercial cases for domestic and international clients. He previously served as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s law clerk. He has prior business experience in strategy consulting and startup leadership.
Allen is an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He serves on the boards of directors of the Procter & Gamble Co. and numerous organizations, including as chairman of the International Justice Mission, trustee of the Trilateral Commission, and director of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, and John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.
Allen, a private pilot, received his law degree from Yale Law School and his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, majoring in political science with a certificate in economics.