Boeing Company (BA)

About The Boeing Company (BA)

Company Description:


The Boeing Company is a renowned aerospace firm that primarily engages in the design, development, manufacture, sale, and servicing of commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services.

Operating through segments like Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space & Security; and Global Services, Boeing caters to diverse clientele including governments and commercial enterprises worldwide.

The company was founded by William E. Boeing on July 15, 1916, and currently has its headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Main Product(s):


Boeing is best known for its wide range of commercial jetliners, but it also provides military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.


Short History of The Boeing Company:


  • 1916 – Founded by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington.
  • 1958 – Boeing began its space exploration journey with the launch of the first U.S. satellite.
  • 1969 – The first flight of the 747 Jumbo Jet, revolutionizing air travel.
  • 1997 – Merger with McDonnell Douglas.
  • 2001 – Headquarters moved to Chicago.
  • 2011 – Introduction of the 787 Dreamliner.
  • 2019-2020 – Faced challenges with the 737 MAX, leading to a global grounding.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. David L. CalhounPresident, CEO & Director5.48MN/A1958
Mr. Brian J. WestExecutive VP of Finance & CFO2.64MN/A1970
Mr. Brett C. GerryChief Legal Officer & Executive VP of Global Compliance2.18MN/A1972
Mr. Stanley A. DealExecutive VP and President & CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes3.16MN/A1964
Mr. Theodore Colbert IIIExecutive VP, President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security2.2MN/A1974
Mr. Andrew WardChief Investment OfficerN/AN/A1971
Dr. Todd Citron Ph.D.Chief Technology Officer, VP and GM of Boeing Research & TechnologyN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Susan Doniz BSc, ICD.DChief Information & Data Analytics OfficerN/AN/A1970
Matt WelchVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Darrin A. HostetlerChief Compliance Officer & VP of Global ComplianceN/AN/AN/A

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