Heidi Capozzi is senior vice president of Human Resources for The Boeing Company. She is currently a member of Boeing’s Executive Council. Capozzi leads the company’s leadership development, training, workforce planning, employee relations, compensation, benefits and diversity initiatives.
Most recently, Capozzi served as vice president of Talent & Leadership, the group responsible for identifying and developing emerging leadership talent as well as running the company’s leadership center in St. Louis.
Before joining Talent & Leadership, Capozzi served as director of Human Resources for the Airplane Programs division of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), where she supported the 737, 747, 767, 777 and 787 programs. Before joining BCA, Capozzi was director of Human Resources for the Surveillance and Engagement (S&E) division of Boeing Military Aircraft.
Capozzi joined Boeing in 2009 following the acquisition of Insitu, a company in the design, development, production and operation of unmanned aircraft systems, where she served in multiple leadership roles including vice president of Internal Services and Quality and vice president of Human Resources. As a member of the Insitu executive team, she led multiple functional areas and guided the development of one of America’s fastest growing technology companies (Inc Magazine, 2006, 2007 and 2008).
Capozzi has also served in leadership roles in human resources, compensation and communications at both Northrop Grumman and TRW’s automotive and defense business.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College in political science and Asian studies and earned a master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations from the University of Minnesota.