Executive Biography of Chris Raymond
Executive Vice President
President and Chief Executive Officer, Boeing Global Services
Chris Raymond is executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and chief executive officer of Boeing Global Services, with responsibility for leading Boeing’s aerospace services business supporting commercial, government and aviation industry customers worldwide. Boeing Global Services offers solutions in fleet sustainment, parts and distribution, digital capabilities, training, engineering and modifications, as well as cabins and interiors. He is a member of Boeing’s Executive Council.
Prior to this role, Raymond served as The Boeing Company’s first chief sustainability officer. In this role, Raymond was responsible for advancing the company’s approach on aerospace sustainability priorities, stakeholder-oriented engagement, reporting, and company performance. His responsibilities included driving shared awareness of sustainability trends, opportunities and risks to guide company decision-making and global impact.
Prior to that, Raymond was the vice president of Sustainability, Strategy and Corporate Development (SSCD). Concurrently, Raymond was asked to lead enterprise-wide efforts to engage, inform and seek feedback from stakeholders following the tragic accidents involving the 737 MAX airplane.
Raymond also previously served as the first vice president and general manager of Autonomous Systems (AS), a division within Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) focusing on enterprise autonomous aviation and marine technologies, intelligence capabilities, and networking solutions. Prior to his role with AS, Raymond was vice president and general manager of several businesses involving integrated missile defense, sensors and signals intelligence, and undersea capability. He also served as vice president of global Business Development & Strategy for BDS, leading a global team focused on customer solutions, partnerships, new business capture and strategic planning.
Raymond began his career as an engineer at Boeing’s Long Beach, California operation. He has served in leadership assignments in engineering, supply chain management, strategy, sales, program management, operations and communications. Raymond is an associate fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a fellow in the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is a World 50 member and serves as an advisory board member with The Heritage Group, the University of Illinois Aerospace Engineering Board, and sits on the Wolf Trap Foundation Board of Directors. He is also an Advocate for the International Aviation Women’s Association.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Illinois, as well as a contract management certificate and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California-Irvine.