The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has named Tim Keating as their Executive Vice President (EVP) of Government Operations.
Keating, 56, has served as senior vice president of Government Operations since joining Boeing in May 2008. In this role, Keating leads the company's public policy efforts, including all U.S. federal, state and local government liaison operations, as well as the Boeing Global Engagement organization. In addition to oversight of the company's growing global philanthropic activities, he will continue in this capacity and to serve on the Boeing Executive Council.
Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing Chairman, President and CEO, stated that this well-earned promotion recognizes Tim's many contributions to the company over the past decade and reflects the critical role he and his talented team play every day in the long-term success of our business. Tim has worked tirelessly to develop and strengthen relationships at all levels of government and in our communities to help ensure our collective voices are heard on issues important to Boeing.
In July 2017, under Keating's leadership, the company launched Boeing Global Engagement, a realignment, strategy update and branding refresh of its philanthropic giving organization to bring greater value to Boeing, its employees and stakeholders.
Prior to joining Boeing, Keating was SVP, Global Government Relations, for Honeywell International, and chairman of the board and managing partner at Timmons and Company — one of Washington's most prestigious lobbying firms. Earlier, Keating served the Clinton Administration as special assistant to the president and staff director for White House Legislative Affairs. Before joining the Clinton Administration, Keating held several positions with the U.S. House of Representatives. He served as assistant floor manager for the Democratic leadership and, prior to that, as special assistant to the doorkeeper.
Keating is a member of the Trilateral Commission, CSIS Advisory Board, Board of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers and Board of Trustees for WETA. He is a graduate of the University of Scranton, with a bachelor's degree in political science, and he has an honorary doctorate of business administration from the University of South Carolina, and a second honorary doctorate of humane letters from Medical University of South Carolina.