Marc Allen is senior vice president of Boeing, president of Embraer Partnership and Group Operations and a member of the Boeing Executive Council. He was named to this position in 2019. In this role, Allen is Boeing’s lead executive responsible for preparing for the integration of multiple Embraer group operations with the Boeing enterprise and, upon closing of the multiple Boeing-Embraer joint ventures and contractual support agreements, for delivering on execution, financial performance and growth of total partnership operations. Allen reports to Boeing Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and divides his time between offices in Brazil and the United States.
Allen was previously appointed president of Boeing International in 2015, with responsibility for the company’s international strategy and corporate operations outside the U.S., overseeing 18 regional offices in key global markets. His responsibilities included developing the company’s growth and productivity initiatives outside the U.S., forming new business and industrial partnerships, overseeing international affairs, enhancing Boeing’s local presence and providing global functional support.
Previously, Allen served as president of Boeing Capital Corporation, with financial performance responsibility for Boeing’s wholly-owned subsidiary that arranges, structures and provides financing for Boeing’s commercial airplane, space and defense products. Prior to Boeing Capital, Allen served as vice president of Boeing International and president of Boeing China, responsible for leading the company’s business in China from its Beijing headquarters.
Allen earlier served as Boeing vice president for Global Law Affairs and general counsel to Boeing International, leading the company’s international legal practice group from its inception. He was responsible for international operations’ legal issues, cross-border trade regulation matters, and international legal policy matters including the United States–European Union 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. Previous government service includes an appointment as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s law clerk. He has prior business experience in strategy consulting and start-up leadership.
Allen is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral Commission. He sits on the boards of numerous global organizations, including serving as chairman of the International Justice Mission, and as director of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum, the Atlantic Council and the U.S.-UAE Business Council. He is a native of Southern California and 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.
Allen is married and has four children.