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Former Huntsville Boeing leader named chief technology officer

July 20,2016 21:13

Boeing's recently-named chief technology officer is a man with strong ties to the company's Huntsville operations. James Hyslop, 57, was announced as CTO Monday, replacing company veteran John Tracy. Tracy held the position for 10 years before ...and more »



Boeing's recently-named chief technology officer is a man with strong ties to the company's Huntsville operations.James Hyslop, 57, was announced as CTO Monday, replacing company veteran John Tracy. Tracy held the position for 10 years before announcing his retirement earlier this year. Hyslop will also remain as Boeing's senior vice president of Engineering, Test & Technology.Hyslop worked in Huntsville from 2008 to 2016 as the head of Boeing's Ground-based Missile Defense (GMD) program while also serving as the vice president and general manager of Strategic Missile and Defense Systems. He will report directly to Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg and serve on the company's Executive Council.“With a unique combination of advanced technology leadership and business acumen sharpened through many years as a program manager, Greg has the right skills and experiences to help ensure Boeing remains a world-class technology company in its second century,” Muilenburg said in a company release, “Greg recognizes the most effective technological leaps are those that exceed customers’ expectations for performance and innovation at a price they can afford.”Hyslop joined Boeing in 1982 as a systems engineer, and he also served as the vice president and general manager of Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T), which has a location in Huntsville. BR&T is the company's research and development organization.

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