Executive Biography of Sarah Koopmann

Sarah Koopmann

Sarah Koopmann
Vice President
Human Resources
Boeing Global Services and Production Training

Sarah Koopmann is vice president of Human Resources for Boeing Global Services, and also serves as the head of Production Training for Boeing. She reports to Ted Colbert, president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, and Michael D’Ambrose, executive vice president and chief human resource officer for The Boeing Company.

Koopmann is responsible for the execution of human resources initiatives that drive business outcomes for Boeing’s aftermarket services business for governmental, commercial and specialty customers around the world. She also leads Production Training, which develops Boeing’s manufacturing and quality learning strategy and philosophy, and deploys these learning solutions across the enterprise.

Prior to her current role, Koopmann served as vice president of Human Resources for four enterprise functions: Enterprise Services, Finance, Sustainability and Human Resources. She has held multiple HR roles in Boeing Global Services, where she was responsible for four major subsidiary integrations and partnering with Corporate Development to streamline the new acquisition and joint venture process from due diligence to full integration.

Prior to supporting Boeing Global Services, Koopmann was the HR director for Talent Management and Organization Effectiveness for Boeing’s Engineering, Operations and Technology team led by Boeing’s chief technology officer, and has supported Boeing Defense, Space and Security and Labor Relations. She has experience improving the health and diversity of the talent pipeline through succession, leadership development, and acceleration of high potentials. Koopmann has also led the coordination and preparation for the talent discussions with Boeing’s CEO and his Executive Council, and led the team who developed the strategy, tactics and change management for transforming the way Boeing manages performance.

Koopmann is passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive culture and work environment that enables teammates to have a great career while living a great life. She is the proud mother of three boys and enjoys spending time with them, her husband, and her extended family and friends.  

Koopmann has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Dayton and a Masters in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.