Robert Orr (executive)

Robert "Skipp" Orr (born in 1953) is the former President of Boeing Japan, and former Vice President of Motorola's European Affairs Division. At Motorola he also served as Vice President and Director of Government Relations, and also Government Relations Director for Nippon Motorola in Tokyo.cite press release
title = Boeing Names Robert Orr President of Boeing Japan
publisher = Boeing, Inc
date = 2002-02-12
url =
accessdate = 2006-11-25
] In November 2006, Boeing announced that Orr was retiring as President effective March 2007. [cite press release
title = Boeing Appoints Nicole Piasecki as President of Boeing Japan
publisher = Boeing, Inc
date = 2006-11-13
url =
accessdate = 2006-12-15

Orr graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 1976 with a bachelor's degree in history. He subsequently earned a master's degree in government from Georgetown University, and his doctorate in political science from Tokyo University.

He has lived in Japan for the past 16 years and is fluent in Japanese.


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