Boeing-the chairman of the board David Calhoun takes over direktørposten in January. He is described as a problem solver.
the dire state of The aircraft manufacturer Boeing is putting its future in the hands of a industriveteran, which has led several companies through the crisis.
David Calhoun began his career in the General Electric group (GE) and has already been in the board of directors of the world's largest aircraft manufacturer in a decade.
The newly appointed ceo was just two months ago appointed chairman of the board at Boeing. It happened in the middle of the crisis that has rocked the flygiganten after two fatal accidents and held its BOX 737 aircraft on the ground.
After having seen how he managed General Electric after 9/11, I know that he can lead under pressure, says former GE ceo Jeff Immelt to the news agency Reuters.
This is with reference to the attack on the UNITED states 11. september 2001.
Jeff Immelt adds that he is sure that David Calhoun will be able to restore customer confidence in Boeing.
the 62-year-old Calhoun, who has been with to write a book about business, "How Companies Win" - in Danish, "How Companies Win" - say it to speak straight out of the bag is a part of being a leader.
- From the moment you step into the office, to the moment you leave it again, any action is judged, he has previously stated.
on Monday fired Boeing, its ceo, Dennis Muilenburg, with immediate effect.
According to the board of directors is the change of leadership is necessary, in order that "the company can regain confidence in the future, while working to repair relationship with regulators, customers and all other stakeholders".
The writing Boeing in a statement according to AFP news agency.
Dennis Muilenburgs handling of the 737 MAX-the crisis has been criticized, because there continually come unpleasant details of the certification of the MAX aircraft, which have extended their time on the ground.
Muilenburg has also been criticised for being "tone-deaf and awkward" for the families of the many victims from the flystyrtene in, respectively, Indonesia and Ethiopia.
the Cause of the accidents was a fault in the aircraft, MCAS-function. It is an automatic system, which is intended to prevent the aircraft loses buoyancy.
David Calhoun joins as managing director of Boeing per 13. January 2020.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 24 December 2019, 03:00