Boeing has appointed Susan Doniz as the company's
chief information officer and senior vice president of Information
Technology & Data Analytics, effective in May 2020.
Susan will report to
Boeing President and CEO David Calhoun, serve on the company's
Executive Council and be based in Chicago.
"Susan is a proven,
customer-focused technology leader with extensive global
experience across multiple industries, including commercial
aviation," said Calhoun. "She brings deep insight and skills to
digital transformation, data analytics and artificial intelligence
– all essential to our long-term growth strategy as well as our
continuous drive for operational and safety excellence. She brings
as well a passion for STEM education and diversity and inclusion."
Susan will succeed Vishwa Uddanwadiker, who has
served in an interim capacity since October 2019.
"I'd also like to thank Vishwa for stepping in to take on this
assignment during an important time for Boeing and for his support
during this transition," added Calhoun. "Vishwa demonstrated
tremendous leadership, and we look forward to his continued
significant contributions to the company."
Susan joins Boeing
from Qantas, where she has served as Group CIO since January 2017. In that role, she oversaw technology
innovation, development and integration, digital capabilities and cybersecurity across the
group's companies, including Qantas
Airlines, QantasLink, Qantas Loyalty and Jetstar.
more than 25 years of global technology leadership experience,
including strategic roles at SAP, Aimia and Procter & Gamble.
Susan holds a bachelor's degree in applied science and engineering
from the University of Toronto, and serves as vice chair of the
Digital Transformation Advisory Council of the International Air