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James F. Albaugh

James F. Albaugh

Lead Director Since: April 2020

Director Since: 2017

Age: 70

Committees: Audit Committee; Governance and Nominating Committee

Other Current Public Directorships: American Airlines Group Inc.

Career Highlights and Qualifications: Mr. Albaugh was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company’s (“Boeing”) Commercial Airplanes business unit from September 2009 through October 2012. Prior to holding that position, Mr. Albaugh was President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing’s Integrated Defense Systems business unit from July 2002 to September 2009. He joined Boeing in 1975 and held various other executive positions prior to July 2002, including President and Chief Executive of Space and Communications and President of Space Transportation. Mr. Albaugh was a member of Boeing’s Executive Council from 1998 through 2012. In addition, he was a senior advisor to Perella Weinberg Partners, a global advisory and asset management firm from September 2016 until April 2018. Previously, Mr. Albaugh was a senior advisor to The Blackstone Group L.P. from December 2012 until July 2016.

Other Current Affiliations: In addition to Mr. Albaugh's public company board memberships, he is Chairman of the National Aeronautic Association; Past President of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Past Chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering. Mr. Albaugh is also a member of the boards of directors of Aloft Aeroarchitects (formerly PATS Aerospace) and Belcan Corporation; and a member of the board of trustees of Willamette University and the Columbia University School of Engineering. He is also a senior advisor to Industrial Development Funding.

Previous Directorships: Mr. Albaugh served as a director of Harris Corporation from 2016 until its merger with L3 Technologies, Inc. in June 2019. He served as a director of B/E Aerospace, Inc. from 2014 until its acquisition by Rockwell Collins, Inc. in April 2017. Mr. Albaugh also served as a director of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. from 2006 until its acquisition by ZF Friedrichshafen AG in 2015. He also served as a director of GS Acquisition Holdings Corp from June 2018 to January 2020.

Attributes and Skills: Mr. Albaugh’s executive leadership experience in the aerospace and airline industry, including his experience with complex systems, contracts and governmental oversight, as well as his accounting and financial literacy and public company board and corporate governance experience, enables him to provide valuable insight and perspectives to the Board.

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