Boeing selects new human resources leader

Boeing (NYSE: BA) said it has elected Heidi B. Capozzi, 46, a corporate senior vice president, and named her to replace Tony Parasida as the company´s human resources leader effective March 1, 2016.

Parasida, senior vice president of Human Resources and Administration, has announced his intent to retire this spring after a 38-year Boeing career. Capozzi, who leads the company´s talent and leadership development function, joins the Boeing executive council of company officers immediately.

Capozzi will begin working with Parasida to ensure a smooth transition.

Also effective March 1, Parasida´s administrative responsibilities, which include the company´s corporate administration, shared services support organization and global corporate citizenship activities will transition to Diana Sands, senior vice president, Office of Internal Governance and Administration, and executive council member.