SEATTLE—The Boeing Company has named Karen Burt to lead communications for its Shared Services Group. Burt will be responsible for leading all communications efforts for the division, including strategic communications planning, executive and employee communications, international communications, web communications, advertising, brand management, public relations , and community relations.

She will report to Laurette Koellner, president of Shared Services Group, and Judith Muhlberg, vice president of communications for The Boeing Company.

 Burt has been with Boeing for 14 years, serving in a variety of positions in public relations , communications, community and government relations. Previously, Burt was a management consultant for Arthur D. Little .