Dennis Muilenburg

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Dennis Muilenburg
Dennis Muilenburg (cropped).jpg
Muilenburg in 2011
Born1964 (age 53–54)
Orange City, Iowa, U.S.
Alma materIowa State University
University of Washington
OccupationPresident, chairman and CEO, Boeing
SalaryUS$15,066,290 (total compensation, 2016)[1]
TermJuly 2015-
PredecessorJames McNerney

Dennis A. Muilenburg (born 1964) is an American businessman, and the president, chairman, and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company, a role he assumed on July 1, 2015.


Muilenburg received a bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University, followed by a master's degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Washington.[1] He has worked at Boeing since 1985.[2]


Muilenburg held numerous management and engineering positions on X-32 Joint Strike Fighter, F-22, 747 Airborne Laser, High Speed Civil Transport, and the Condor reconnaissance aircraft. He later served as vice president of the Boeing Combat Systems division. Muilenburg served as president and chief executive officer of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (later renamed Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) from Sept 2009 till 2015.

At the 787-10 rollout with President Donald Trump

In June 2015, Boeing announced that Muilenburg would succeed James McNerney, who was stepping down after ten years as CEO.[2]

In February 2016, it was announced that Muilenburg would also succeed McNerney as Boeing's chairman.[3]

In March 2016, Muilenburg became the chairman of the board of directors of The Boeing Company.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Executive Profile: Dennis A. Muilenburg". Bloomberg. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Boeing names new chief executive". Daily Telegraph. June 23, 2015. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  3. ^ Johnsson, Julie (February 22, 2016). "McNerney retiring, Boeing adds chairman role for Muilenburg". The Seattle Times. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "Executive Biography of Dennis A. Muilenburg". Retrieved January 4, 2017.

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Business positions
Preceded by
James McNerney
CEO of Boeing
2015– present
Succeeded by