Shephard (Shep) Hill


Retired from The Boeing Company after nearly three decades of service, Hill most recently served as president of Boeing International and senior vice president of Business Development and Strategy. He also was a member of Boeing’s Executive Council and a company officer. As president of Boeing International, Hill led the company’s international affairs, with leadership responsibilities for 18 Boeing in-country operations throughout the world. He led the company’s international strategy and operations along with business growth and productivity initiatives outside the United States.

As Business Development and Strategy leader, he analyzed and developed plans to drive the company’s growth and nurture new businesses. In this capacity, he coordinated the company’s corporate development function, with responsibility for acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, equity investments and joint ventures.

Previously, Hill was vice president of Business Development at Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Earlier in his career, he served as vice president of Aerospace Government Affairs and Marketing at Rockwell and as chief of staff and legislative director to Rep. Bill Chappell of Florida.

He completed the John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security, and is a distinguished graduate of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Stetson University.
Hill is a board member of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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