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mentor picture Stanley Roth
 
Stanley Roth
Vice President of International Government Relations
Boeing Company
Stanley Roth is Vice President of International Government Relations for the Boeing Company and supports the company's international work. Prior to joining Boeing, Mr. Roth was Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Asian and... Stanley Roth is Vice President of International Government Relations for the Boeing Company and supports the company's international work. Prior to joining Boeing, Mr. Roth was Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and later served as Assistant Secretary of State for Asia and Pacific.

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  1. The Boeing Company recognizes that it needs international education to be able to operate. And the ability to communicate easily in the language of the country, to go to the media, to conduct your meetings with senior corporate colleagues or government officials, is invaluable.

    …overseas experience [is important]. You're not going to be able to hire enough people like me to parachute them into the company and to run all the businesses. Essentially you need…a group of people who are comfortable working internationally, who like working internationally, who have the skills so that they can be sent to Italy on this assignment, and then sent to China on the next assignment, come back and run a factory in Seattle and maybe move to world headquarters in Chicago afterwards… I think GE…recognize[es] that if you haven't punched the international ticket, you're not rising to the top of [the] company. International is a fundamental position of getting to be a successful executive in a company…If you are going to be a global company, international education and experience has to be high on the list.
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