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Boeing CEO and Key Executives Resign Amid Safety Crisis, Board Discusses Restructuring and Potential Acquisition of Spirit AeroSystems

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 27, 2024
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Boeing Chief Executive Dave Calhoun, Chairman Larry Kellner and Stan Deal, head of the commercial aircraft business, are set to step down at the end of the year as part of a larger management shakeup triggered by the safety crisis facing the planemaker. The most recent incident, which occurred in January, involved a panel on a 737 Max aircraft failing mid-flight.

The January event adds to a series of safety problems that have tarnished the company’s reputation and hindered its production capabilities. The Boeing board is working to address the numerous issues that have been eroding confidence in the company over the past few weeks. Some investors believe that a restructuring alone will not be sufficient to resolve Boeing’s ongoing issues.

As the company grapples with federal investigations and halts production to address safety and quality concerns, discussions are underway to potentially acquire former subsidiary Spirit AeroSystems to gain more control over its supply chain. Calhoun faced further challenges following the January incident and subsequent production delays and quality concerns at a manufacturing facility outside of Seattle.

The company is working to regain trust and stability amidst the turbulent times it has been facing. In addition to addressing safety concerns, Boeing is also focusing on improving transparency and communication with stakeholders. The CEO has announced plans to establish an independent committee to review Boeing’s operations and culture, with a goal of improving safety and accountability within the company.

By Samantha Nguyen

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