The Boeing Co. of Chicago has named Greg Hyslop as the vice president and general manager of the company’s Missile Defense Systems (MDS) division. MDS develops advanced missile defense systems and integrated missile defense solutions for all phases of ballistic missile threats. Hyslop succeeds Scott Fancher, who assumed responsibility for Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ 787 Dreamliner program in December 2008. In his new role, which takes effect immediately, Hyslop reports to Roger Krone, president of Network and Space Systems, a business unit of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. Hyslop will oversee an organization of more than 3500 employees in nine major operating locations across the US. In his 26 years with Boeing, Hyslop has held a number of executive leadership positions in engineering and program management. His most recent role was leading the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program. Prior to that assignment, he was vice president and program director of the Airborne Laser program.