Sun. Jul 21st, 2024

Boeing announces the departure of its boss at the end of the year

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Mar25,2024

Boeing announces the departure of its boss at the end of the year ;e

Open full screen

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun.

Agence France-Presse

The American aircraft manufacturer Boeing, in full turmoil after several safety problems on its planes, announced Monday the departure at the end of the x27;year of his boss Dave Calhoun, as well as that of other executives.

CEO of Boeing, Dave Calhoun will remain in this position until #x27;at the end of 2024, the company said in a press release.

Stan Deal, director of the commercial aviation division, is replaced with immediate effect by Stephanie Pope, the current director of x27;operation of the group.

Open in full screen mode

Boeing's 737 MAX program planes have experienced several hiccups in recent years. (File photo)

Board Chairman Larry Kellner further informed the board that he does not plan to run again in the upcoming election at the annual general meeting of the Board of Directors. shareholders, according to the press release. He had held this position since the end of 2019

The board of directors chose Steve Mollenkopf, member of the executive board of Boeing and former boss of the manufacturer of Qualcomm chips, to succeed it. In this capacity, Steve Mollenkopf will be responsible for finding a new CEO for Boeing.

Serving Boeing has been the greatest privilege of my life, Dave Calhoun said in a letter to Boeing employees. The eyes of the world are on us and I know we will come out better as a company, he added.

LoadingNo massive and historic regularization of undocumented immigrants in Canada

ELSEWHERE ON INFO: No massive and historic regularization of undocumented immigrants in CanadaLoading in progressNo massive and historic regularization of undocumented immigrants in Canada

ELSE ON INFO: No massive and historic regularization of undocumented immigrants in Canada in Canada

Around 6:45 a.m., in electronic trading before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange, the aircraft manufacturer's stock climbed 3.4% to $195.25.

Open in full screen mode

A U.S. Transportation Safety Board inspector observes the torn panel on the Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9. (Archive photo)

The American aircraft manufacturer has been in the midst of a crisis since an accident in early January on a 737 MAX 9 from Alaska Airlines, including a door had detached from the cabin in mid-flight.

Among other consequences, the American Aviation Agency (FAA) launched an audit of the manufacturer's quality control. At the beginning of March, it indicated that non-compliance problems had been identified in the production control of Boeing and its subcontractor Spirit Aerosystems.

In addition to the incident on the Alaska Airlines flight, production issues have been reported throughout 2023 as well as a series of other incidents in 2024.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

Related Post