The Boeing Company today announced that Eugene Woloshyn, 44, has been named vice president of Labor Relations. He will be based at the company's world headquarters in Chicago.
Woloshyn will be responsible for coordinating and leading company wide labor relations strategies and initiatives. Additionally, he will provide an oversight function for collective bargaining efforts with Boeing's unionized employees and its subsidiaries. Woloshyn will report to Jim Dagnon, Boeing senior vice president, People.
"Gene brings a wealth of experience and leadership skills to a position that is helping to facilitate Boeing's continued transformation," said Boeing Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Phil Condit. "We are looking for him to continue our working together strategy with the company's unions, and to engage with our business units' management on formulating global labor relations strategies."
Prior to joining Boeing, Woloshyn held a series of leadership positions in the areas of human resources and industrial relations over a 21-year career at Alcoa, inc., the world's largest producer of aluminum and aluminum related products.
Most recently, Woloshyn was Alcoa's director of North American human resources where he managed the development and delivery of human resources programs and support services for its current and retired work force. Those programs included qualified pension and thrift plans, health and welfare benefits, labor relations, employee communications, compensation, payroll and human resources information systems.
Additionally, Woloshyn's tenure at Alcoa included more than 14 years in industrial relations where he led a center of expertise charged with developing strategies and negotiating labor agreements with Alcoa's U.S. and Canadian Unions.
Woloshyn received a degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame and a master's of industrial labor relations from Cornell University.