Regional Counsel, Middle East, India, Africa and Turkey
Neeta Thakur is the Regional Counsel for the Middle East, India, Africa and Turkey. In this role, she is responsible for Boeing’s legal and compliance matters within the region and supervises a team of lawyers and paralegals based in Saudi Arabia, India and the U.A.E.
Neeta has more than 20 years of extensive experience working in-house and in private practice positions in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Prior to joining Boeing, Neeta was Group General Counsel of a leading financial services firm in the MENA region, where she led worldwide legal operations for the company’s diverse lines of business. Previously, she served as Group General Counsel of an MNC in Brussels, heading legal operations in its 27 countries of operations, and with a Fortune 50 company in Hong Kong as Senior Legal Director, Asia Pacific Region. She started her career in New York, where she practiced corporate transactional law for leading international law firms for over eight years.
Neeta earned her law degrees from the University of Cambridge and the New York University, and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business.
Neeta is based in Dubai, U.A.E., where she resides with her family.