Boeing Names New Heads Of Technology, Defense Systems Teams

         Boeing Names New Heads Of Technology, Defense Systems Teams

- Greg Hyslop named new leader of Boeing Research & Technology

- Jim Chilton to replace Hyslop as Strategic Missile & Defense Systems leader

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2013

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today the
appointment of Greg Hyslop as vice president and general manager, Boeing
Research & Technology. He succeeds Matt Ganz, who was recently named
president, Boeing Germany and Northern Europe, and vice president, European
Technology Strategy.

As the head of the central advanced research and development unit of The
Boeing Company, Hyslop will lead a team of nearly 4,000 employees that provide
innovative system solutions and technologies in support of Boeing's existing
programs and products, as well as breakthrough technologies that enable new
products and business opportunities. Hyslop will report to John Tracy, Boeing
chief technology officer and senior vice president, Engineering, Operations &
Technology; he will continue to be based in Boeing offices in Huntsville, Ala.
Hyslop and Ganz will immediately begin the leadership transition.

Hyslop, a 31-year Boeing veteran, had been vice president and general manager
of Boeing Strategic Missile & Defense Systems (SM&DS) since March 2009. In
this role Hyslop led Boeing missile defense, strategic missile and directed
energy programs, including the Ground-based Missile Defense (GMD) program,
Arrow 3, the Minuteman III program and a number of laser-based defense systems
and technology concepts. Prior to leading the SM&DS organization, Hyslop was
vice president and program director of the GMD program, and had also served as
vice president and program manager of the Airborne Laser program.

"Greg Hyslop offers an outstanding combination of technology expertise and
program management to our research and technology team," Tracy said. "He
brings leadership experience from some of the most complex systems in
aerospace, and he also knows what it takes to compete and win in a tough,
competitive environment. He will bring that focus on competitiveness in
continuing the outstanding work that the team has accomplished under Matt
Ganz's technology leadership."

Replacing Hyslop at SM&DS is Jim Chilton, formerly vice president and program
manager for Exploration Launch Systems. Chilton's replacement at Exploration
Launch Systems will be named at a later date.

"We're pleased to have an outstanding executive like Jim Chilton step into the
leadership role at SM&DS. Jim has the breadth and depth of management and
customer experience, combined with technology expertise, that speaks well of
our ability to develop technically astute, customer-oriented leaders within
Boeing," said Roger Krone, president of Boeing Network & Space Systems. "He is
a seasoned technology leader who will continue the focus on our customers, our
program execution and technical leadership."

In his role at Space Exploration, Chilton oversaw the Boeing heavy lift launch
vehicle program, Space Launch System. Boeing is working to design and develop
the core stages of the heavy lift launch vehicle to explore beyond Earth
orbit. The vehicle is scheduled for first flight in 2017. Previously, Chilton
served as program manager for the Checkout, Assembly and Processing Services
contract at Boeing Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where his team was
responsible for final assembly and testing of space shuttle and expendable
launch vehicle payloads, including hardware destined for the International
Space Station.

Hyslop received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a master's
degree in mathematics from the University of Nebraska, and a doctorate in
systems science and mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. While
at Washington University, he served as an adjunct professor of systems science
and mathematics. He has published and presented numerous technical papers on
advanced guidance, control and navigation systems and technologies.

Chilton holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Washington
State University and a master's degree from the Florida Institute of
Technology, in addition to completing the systems acquisition course for
general and flag officers at Defense Acquisition University. He is also a
recent graduate of Harvard Business School's advanced management program.

High-resolution photos available upon request

Tom Koehler
Boeing Research & Technology
+1 425-373-2921

Scott Day
Boeing Strategic Missile & Defense Systems
+1 703-872-4206
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