In his more than 35-year career at The Boeing Company, Mr. Conner developed deep manufacturing, technical and government affairs experience – which he’s able to contribute to the board today.
Mr. Conner served as vice chairman of The Boeing Company from 2013 to 2017, as well as president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 2012 to 2016. Before that, he was head of sales, marketing and commercial aviation services for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Previously, he served as vice president of sales for Boeing Commercial Airplanes and vice president and general manager of Supply Chain Management and Operations for The Boeing Company.
In 2003, he was named Boeing’s vice president of sales for the Americas. Mr. Conner joined the company in 1977 as a mechanic on the 727 program.
He serves as a board member of Alaska Air Group, Inc.
Mr. Connor holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound and a bachelor’s degree from Central Washington University.