The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] named Jim Schlueter vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, reporting to Alan Mulally, Commercial Airplanes president and CEO, and Tom Downey, Boeing vice president of corporate communications.
In this role, Schlueter will lead all Commercial Airplanes communications activities, including media relations, employee communications, executive communications and advertising.
For the past two years, Schlueter has led Commercial Airplanes media relations and international and sales communications efforts. Prior to that, he was director of international communications for Boeing's corporate offices.
Schlueter, who has been with Boeing more than 19 years, also has held a variety of communications positions in the company's space and defense businesses. He earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville.
Schlueter, 47, lives in the Seattle area with his wife and two children.