Boeing just announced a major leadership shuffle for its troubled 737 Max team, and the head of the program is out

Business Insider | 7/11/2019 | David Slotnick
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The head of Boeing's 737 program is retiring.

Eric Lindblad, a 34-year Boeing veteran, has been in the position for about a year.

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Boeing told employees that Lindblad's retirement was unrelated to the ongoing 737 Max crisis. Decisions that led to the crisis were made before Lindblad was in charge of the program.

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The head of Boeing's 737 program, Eric Lindblad, is set to retire, Boeing announced to employees on Thursday afternoon. Sources confirmed the announcement to Business Insider.

The Boeing executive's resignation will trigger a leadership shakeup for both the 737 program and the proposed new midrange aircraft, also referred to as the "New Midsize Airplane," or "NMA," that Boeing is developing to replace the aging 757.

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According to his LinkedIn profile page, Lindblad, who has worked at Boeing for 34 years, took over the 737 program in September, as Boeing was in the middle of delivering...
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