Donna Hrinak

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Donna Jean Hrinak (born March 28, 1951)[1] has served as the president of Boeing Latin America & Caribbean, since September 2011.[2]

Hrinak was born in Pennsylvania. After graduating from Michigan State University, she attended George Washington University, and Notre Dame Law School.[3] In 2008, she joined PepsiCo, where she served as vice president of global public policy and government affairs. Prior to that, she served as corporate affairs director for the Latin American and European Union sectors of Kraft Foods. The Miami chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade named Hrinak international businesswoman of the year, in 2005. Her other honors include the U.S. State Department’s Career Achievement Award and the U.S. Coast Guard’s Distinguished Public Service Award. Hrinak is currently a member of the board of directors of the Council on Foreign Relations and the board of counselors of McLarty Associates.[2] She is also a member of Washington D.C. based think tank the Inter-American Dialogue.[4] In addition to English, she speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish.

Political career[edit]

Hrinak has served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil (2002–2004), Venezuela (2000–2002), Republic of Bolivia (1997–2000), and the Dominican Republic (1994–1997). In 1994, she served as the State Department's Coordinator for Policy at the First Summit of the Americas.


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  2. ^ a b "Donna J. Hrinak, President, Boeing Brazil, The Boeing Company". Council on Foreign Relations. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Hrinak, Donna". U.S. Department of State. March 29, 2002. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Inter-American Dialogue | Donna Hrinak". Retrieved 2017-04-12.

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