Sherry Carbary was named president of Boeing China in February 2019. She serves as Boeing’s senior in-country executive, leads company-wide activities including government affairs, and supports the implementation of Boeing’s China strategy. Carbary is also responsible for supporting new business and industrial partnerships, community engagement, and expanding Boeing relationships with stakeholders in China. She reports to Sir Michael Arthur, president of Boeing International.
Previously, she served as vice president of Flight Services for Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) Commercial Aviation Services and led nearly 5,000 employees across 15 training campuses on six continents. In this role, Carbary was responsible for overseeing the organization’s global operations including flight crew, maintenance and cabin safety training, simulator services, flight operations, flight optimization services and air traffic management as well as navigation and crew operations services for the aviation and marine markets through Boeing subsidiary, Jeppesen. Prior to that, Carbary was vice president of Strategic Management for Commercial Airplanes and facilitated the development of BCA’s competitive, market-driven business strategy.
Other positions at Boeing included BCA business director & deputy vice president of SE Asia sales, director of Boeing Corporate Investor Relations, BCA director of Revenue Management, regional director of Marketing for Airline Financial Analysis and senior financial analyst in the Corporate Credit Office.
Carbary holds a master’s degree in business administration from Seattle University and bachelor’s degrees in finance and economics from Eastern Washington University. She currently serves on the Board of Governors of AmCham China and is the Co-Chair of the US-China Aviation Cooperation Program. She is married with one adult daughter.