Sheila Remes is vice president of Environmental Sustainability at The Boeing Company. In this role, she leads a team focused on continuously improving Boeing’s products, services and operations to achieve sustainability goals. She also oversees environmental sustainability strategy on the Boeing International leadership team.
Remes previously served as vice president of Strategy for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, where she led cross-functional efforts to define strategic direction and address complex, enterprise-wide business decisions. These included greater life-cycle value for customers and internal capabilities for Boeing, growth opportunities such as services and intellectual property control, product and propulsion strategy, and environment and aviation policy.
With 30 years of industry experience, Remes brings a strong understanding of commercial aviation from manufacturing and airline perspectives.
Her past positions at Boeing included services strategy, sales strategy, and a variety of regional marketing and sales positions for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Her roles were focused on identifying new opportunities, developing relationships with partners and influencers in the industry, and supporting customers around the world. She joined Boeing as an engineer on the 777 program.
Remes came to Boeing with experience at two airlines. At America West, she was responsible for airplane and component acquisition, airplane modification engineering and flight operations engineering support. At United, she supported the commercial side of the business working on revenue management, scheduling, station reliability, sales and marketing efforts with corporate customers.
Outside of Boeing, Remes serves on the board of directors for the World Affairs Council of Seattle and the International Aviation Women’s Association. She also serves as Boeing’s University Focal for Seattle University and supports the University of Washington Innovation Roundtable.