Brian Moran was named vice president of Government Affairs for Boeing Europe in March 2016. Since January 2014, Moran has been responsible for representing Boeing interests with all European institutions, most notably the European Commission, the European Parliament and NATO. With these expanded regional responsibilities, he works closely with Boeing’s national offices across the continent to build and manage an integrated government affairs strategy at the pan-European level. Moran is based in Brussels, Belgium, and reports to Sir Michael Arthur, president of Boeing Europe for Boeing International.
Previously, Moran led Boeing International activities in Northern Europe. Based in Berlin, Germany, Moran developed government and industry relationships, working closely with Boeing’s businesses to identify and assess new opportunities. Before that, Moran was director of Communications for the Business Development & Strategic Integration organization of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, where he led a team focused on the development, integration and delivery of strategic messaging in the areas of product and services strategy, aviation and environmental policy, and international strategy.
Moran also served as senior manager of International Business Development for the Nordic region, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Based in London, he led the development and management of Boeing’s industrial participation programs valued at more than $1 billion in those countries. Prior assignments in Boeing Defense, Space & Security included serving as chief of staff to the president and CEO and separately to the vice president for Business Development.
Moran holds a dual degree in international business and French from Lindenwood University in Missouri and a master’s degree in business administration from Washington University’s Olin School of Business in St. Louis. He completed executive programs at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and a Brookings Institution fellowship on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Moran is an alumnus of the Atlantik-Brücke German-American Young Leaders program. Born and raised in Belgium, he speaks English, German and French.