Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun to retire at the end of 2024.
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Boeing Executive Shake-up: 3 Top Executives Leave Amid Quality Control Issues

In light of heightened scrutiny and quality control issues, three top executives at Boeing have announced their departure from the company. This includes chief executive Dave Calhoun, board chair Larry Kellner, and head of commercial airplanes Stan Deal.

Calhoun, who had previously served on Boeing’s board of directors for 10 years before becoming chief executive in 2020, was known for his operational skills, communication style, and crisis management abilities. However, the incident involving an Alaska Airlines jet where a piece fell off midflight on January 5th brought to light issues with Boeing’s manufacturing and quality control processes.

Kellner will not stand for re-election at the upcoming shareholder meeting while Deal will retire effective Monday. The departure of these executives marks a turning point for the company as they look to address the challenges faced by their manufacturing and quality control processes.

As this is a developing story, updates on the situation will be provided as more information becomes available.

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