Executive Biography of Carol Hibbard

Carol Hibbard

Carol Hibbard
Senior Vice President

Carol Hibbard is senior vice president and controller of The Boeing Company.

In this role, Hibbard leads Financial Accounting and Government Accounting, which ensure timely, accurate financial information; develop effective internal controls; provide accounting policy guidance; and work with regulators to inform new accounting rules. She oversees the Finance Shared Services, Enterprise Rates and Overhead Management, Cost and Financial Structure Management, and Enterprise Capital Management teams, along with the Actuarial team, which supports the design of pension and retiree medical plans while ensuring their funding. Additionally, she leads Enterprise Risk Management in partnership with the Law Department to ensure enterprisewide compliance.

Hibbard is the company’s principal accounting officer and ensures the company’s financial reporting, disclosures and regulatory compliance are complete, timely and transparent.

Hibbard most recently served as vice president of Finance and chief financial officer of Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

Previously, Hibbard was the Defense, Space & Security controller, responsible for all accounting, financial analysis and compliance activities. She also served as vice president and CFO of Boeing’s former Engineering, Operations & Technology organization. With over 20 years of Boeing experience, her other roles include director of Defense, Space & Security Financial Planning & Analysis, director of Financial Operations supporting the Corporate Controller, and executive and management roles on defense programs.

Before joining Boeing, Hibbard was an operations research analyst with the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington, D.C., supporting the Navy, Air Force and National Reconnaissance Organization.

In 2012 Hibbard was selected as an Eisenhower Fellow, with the opportunity to participate in a leadership exchange program in Europe. She is also an executive champion of Boeing Women Inspiring Leadership and the Boeing Veteran Engagement teams. 

Hibbard received a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Tech and a bachelor’s degree in statistics from the University of Pittsburgh.