Michael D'Ambrose is the chief human resources officer and executive vice president of Human Resources for The Boeing Company. In this role, he is responsible for the company's leadership and learning, talent planning, employee and labor relations, total rewards, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. He is a member of the company’s Executive Council.
D’Ambrose has been a leader in human resources for over three decades, focused on leveraging innovative human strategies to influence business strategy, empower leaders, embrace change and deliver business results. He is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion and brings deep expertise in talent management, succession, compensation, mergers and acquisitions, labor/union negotiations and creation of high-performing teams that drive extraordinary results.
Before joining Boeing in 2020, D’Ambrose spent almost 14 years as the senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), where he oversaw global human resources. Previously, he served in a series of executive-level business and HR positions, including chief human resources officer at Citigroup, First Data and Toys “R” Us Inc., along with senior HR roles at Travelers Mortgage Services and Ingersoll Rand Corporation. He also served as the chief executive officer of Shadow Broadcast Services and as chief operating officer for Westwood One Inc.
In addition, D’Ambrose has extensive corporate board experience, serving on the board of directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) as chair of the Resource Development Committee. He is a member of the board of directors for the Cornell Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) and serves on several other high-profile boards, including the National Academy of Human Resources, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Center for Executive Succession at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.
In 2016, D’Ambrose earned HR’s highest honor as a National Academy of Human Resources Fellow, a distinction that — when he was inducted — had only been granted to 163 individuals since 1992. He also helped to create Together We Grow, an association of approximately 50 industrial, educational, nongovernmental organization and legislative partners focused on driving diversity and inclusion in the agriculture industry.
D’Ambrose has a bachelor’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University.