Boeing Appoints Uma Amuluru as Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive VP

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Boeing has named Uma Amuluru, an Indian American, as its new chief human resources officer and executive vice president for human resources, effective April 1, taking over from Michael D’Ambrose, according to an official statement from the company. Amuluru will report directly to Boeing’s president and CEO, David Calhoun.

In her new role, Amuluru will be responsible for leading Boeing’s strategic human resources functions, including talent planning, global talent acquisition, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Calhoun praised Amuluru’s leadership skills and highlighted her impressive history of building teams and strengthening organizations. He emphasized the significance of Boeing’s extensive global workforce of 170,000 employees in maintaining quality standards and enhancing stakeholder confidence.

Amuluru’s previous experience within Boeing, particularly as the company’s inaugural chief compliance officer, was noted by Calhoun as a valuable asset for driving Boeing towards its future objectives.

Boeing stated that Amuluru brings extensive experience to her new role, having served as vice president and general counsel for Boeing defense, space, and security since early 2023. She played a key role in establishing the company’s global compliance organization as its first chief compliance officer. Additionally, Amuluru has held senior positions within the US government, including counselor to the US attorney general and associate White House counsel during the Obama administration.

The company highlighted Amuluru’s diverse background, spanning both corporate and governmental sectors, as a strategic advantage for leading Boeing’s human resources efforts in an evolving global landscape.

Boeing affirmed that Amuluru’s appointment underscores the company’s commitment to nurturing and empowering its workforce as it continues to pursue growth and innovation.

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