Executive Biography of Elizabeth Lund

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Elizabeth H. Lund
Chair, Quality Operations Council,
Senior Vice President, Quality
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Elizabeth Lund is senior vice president of Quality for Boeing Commercial Airplanes and chair of the Enterprise Quality Operations Council, serving as a member of the executive council. She leads the Boeing focus on driving quality excellence and adopting best practices across the global organization. Within Commercial Airplanes, she drives efforts to ensure first-pass quality throughout the value stream, including the global supply chain and all supporting functions. Among her key responsibility she works to continuously enhance the relationship between Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration. She also leads and promotes culture initiatives that improve quality and compliance in every aspect of the business.

This follows her assignment as senior vice president and general manager of Airplane Programs for Commercial Airplanes, when she oversaw the 737, 747, 767, 777/777X and 787 programs.

Lund previously served as the vice president and general manager of Commercial Airplanes Supply Chain, where she had responsibility for the overall strategy and development of supply chains. The Supply Chain team, at the time encompassed nearly 3,000 suppliers from 41 countries.

Earlier, she was vice president and general manager of the 777/777X program, and oversaw design, development, certification, production and delivery. She also led the Boeing site in Everett, Wash.

Lund earlier served as vice president and general manager of the 747 program, where she led the introductions of both the 747-8 Freighter and 747-8 Intercontinental. Before joining the 747 program, Lund was vice president and general manager of the 767 program as well as deputy program manager of the U.S. Air Force KC-X Tanker program.

Previously, she was vice president of Product Development for Commercial Airplanes, and led development of new and derivative airplane products; managing the research and development plan; supporting technology programs, airplane concept centers and environmental performance strategy.

Earlier in her career Lund held numerous executive leadership positions in engineering, program management, manufacturing and supplier management, including the Interiors Responsibility Center and Fabrication.

She has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Tulsa and a master’s degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Missouri.