Greg Smith is chief financial officer and executive vice president of Enterprise Performance & Strategy at Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and provider of aftermarket services.
Smith is responsible for Boeing’s overall financial and strategic management, including the company’s financial reporting, long-range business planning, and program management. Additionally, he oversees Business Operations, Controller, Corporate Development, Strategy, Treasury, and other corporate functions. He also leads Boeing Capital Corporation, the company's global financing arm.
Smith’s role expanded in 2017 to include leadership of Program Management, Business Operations, and enterprise projects with the overall goal of accelerating innovation and driving market-based affordability efforts across the company. Smith’s portfolio also includes executing the company’s new three business unit strategy with the launch of Boeing Global Services, the ‘One Boeing’ integration of the company’s organizations and initiatives, and assisting the chairman and chief executive officer in setting enterprise goals and developing the senior leadership team.
Smith, 51, has extensive operational and financial experience in Boeing’s commercial, defense and space businesses over two decades of service. He was named chief financial officer in 2011 after serving as corporate controller and vice president of Finance. In that role, he served as the company's principal interface with the board of directors' audit committee and ensured financial disclosures and regulatory compliance were timely, transparent and efficient.
Prior to that, he was vice president of Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, leading business plan development, financial forecasting, financial analysis, and capital commitment planning, as well as competitive analysis and benchmarking. Smith rejoined Boeing in 2008 after holding the position of vice president of Global Investor Relations at Raytheon. Before Raytheon, Smith was controller for Boeing's Shared Services Group and held key leadership roles in supply chain, factory operations, finance, and program management.
Smith serves on the board of directors of Intel Corporation, the Economic Club of Chicago, the Chicago Botanic Garden and Northwestern Medicine Community Physicians Group, and on the board of trustees for the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. He is married with three children and lives in the Chicago area.