Boeing Announces Exec Moves After Data Analytics Team Launched; Chris Chadwick Comments

boeing logoBoeing (NYSE: BA) has announced several executive appointments following the creation of a data analytics organization within its defense, space and security business.

The company said Wednesday Dewey Houck will serve as chief data analytics officer and lead the new team, which seeks to build information capability onto various product and service offerings.

Chris Chadwick
Chris Chadwick

“This is all part of how we’re shaping the organization to support the innovation and growth we need in Boeing’s second century, ” said Chris Chadwick, president and CEO of the defense, space and security segment.

Chris Raymond will succeed Houck, who was vice president and general manager of electronic and information solutions for the network and space systems business, by June 1.

“Chris has guided many significant wins, transformed our approach to customer engagement and been a champion of culture change, ” Chadwick said.

Tom Bell will return to Boeing from Rolls-Royce on June 5 to succeed Raymond as vice president of sales and marketing.

Meanwhile, Boeing said Steve Nordlund will serve as vice president of strategy for defense, space and security beginning next month.

Nordlund previously worked as head of the unmanned systems team within Boeing’s military aircraft business and Phantom Works division.

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