Pentagon Veteran Brings Global Strategic Experience
Heidi Grant, currently Director of the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, will become Vice President of Business Development for Boeing on 8 November, leading the organisation previously known as Global Sales & Marketing, according to a 14 October company statement.
Having begun her DoD career in 1989, she has held key roles with the Departments of the Navy and Air Force, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff and two combatant commands, including an overseas assignment. In her current role she manages DoD’s security cooperation programmes.
“Heidi brings extensive experience in global strategy and competitive positioning across the life cycle,” said Leanne Caret, President and CEO, Boeing Defense, Space & Security. “We look forward to working closely with her as we compete, win and grow our business around the world.” Grant will report to Caret and Boeing Global Services President and CEO Ted Colbert and serve on both leadership teams. She will be based in Arlington, Virginia.
Mike Manazir, who has served as interim GSM vice president, returns to his role as VP, Boeing Global Services business development.