Donna J. Hrinak
President, Latin America, Boeing
As President of Boeing Latin America, Donna Hrinak opened Boeing’s first three offices in the region and oversees all aspects of operations, from commercial and defense product sales to research and technology. Her achievements include directing the campaign which led to Boeing’s first sale to the Brazilian Air Force in over 80 years.
Hrinak came to Boeing from the food and beverage industry. She worked as Vice President for Global Public Policy at PepsiCo, where she designed and led a strategy to confront an increasingly complicated global regulatory environment, while preserving the company’s competitive advantage. At Kraft Foods, she managed the Latin American and European Corporate Affairs teams.
Hrinak has also advised senior executives on operating in complex global markets. As Senior Counselor for Trade and Competition at the law firm of Steel Hector & Davis, she designed and implemented international business strategies in sectors such as energy, media, insurance and telecommunications, developing opportunities and evaluating political and economic risks. At the strategic advisory firm of Kissinger McLarty Associates, she guided clients in international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures.
Hrinak is a graduate of Michigan State University and also attended The George Washington University and the University of Notre Dame School of Law.