Boeing names 40-year business veteran as human resources VP

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has announced Michael D´Ambrose has been named executive vice president of Human Resources, effective July 6, the company said.

He will succeed Wendy Livingston, who has served in an interim capacity since April.

In this role, D´Ambrose will be responsible for the company´s leadership and learning, talent planning, employee and labor relations, total rewards, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.

D´Ambrose joins Boeing from ADM, an agribusiness and a global leader in human and animal nutrition, with more than USD 60 billion in annual revenue. He has served as senior vice president and chief human resources officer at ADM since 2006. In that role, he led the continued modernization of all global human resources activities, as well as the enterprise transformation of ADM through significant organic growth and M&A activity over the past decade.

D´Ambrose has more than four decades of business experience across multiple industries, spending the past 14 years at ADM. Prior to that, he led global human resources teams at companies such as Citigroup, First Data and Toys ´R´ Us.

Boeing is a global aerospace company and provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services.