Executive Biography of Marc Allen

B. Marc Allen

B. Marc Allen
Chief Strategy Officer
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development

B. Marc Allen is chief strategy officer of The Boeing Company and senior vice president of Strategy and Corporate Development. He is responsible for the company’s overarching strategy, including long-term planning; global business and corporate development; strategic investments, acquisitions and divestitures; and the company’s Ventures businesses. He is a member of the company’s Executive Council.

Allen previously served as president of Embraer Partnership and Group Operations. He was responsible for the strategic partnership’s financial performance, operations, synergies and growth, leading the business and integration teams, before the partnership terminated in 2020. Before that, he was president of Boeing International, serving as the Executive Council leader for non-U.S. corporate operations and strategy and overseeing 18 regional offices in key markets. He led global growth and productivity initiatives, new business and market development, government affairs, ESG (environment, social and governance) industrial partnerships and functional support for business unit operations.

Previously, Allen was president of Boeing Capital Corporation, responsible for Boeing’s wholly-owned customer finance subsidiary. Before that, Allen served as vice president of Boeing International and president of Boeing China.

Allen earlier served as Boeing vice president for Global Law Affairs and Boeing International general counsel, leading the company’s international legal practice group from its inception. He was responsible for non-U.S. operations’ legal issues, cross-border trade regulation matters, and international legal policy matters including the U.S. and EU World Trade Organization dispute on aircraft subsidies.

Before Boeing, Allen practiced law in Washington, D.C., litigating complex commercial cases for domestic and international clients. He previously served as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s law clerk. He has prior business experience in strategy consulting and startup leadership.

Allen is an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He serves on the boards of directors of the Procter & Gamble Co. and numerous organizations, including as chairman of the International Justice Mission, trustee of the Trilateral Commission, and director of the US-China Business Council, US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, and John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.

Allen received his law degree from Yale Law School and his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, majoring in political science with a certificate in economics.