Boeing Fires Its CEO ‘To Restore Confidence’ Amid 737 Max Crisis | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/24/2019 02:25 AM

The move comes one week after the company stopped production of its 737 Max airplanes, which were grounded after two crashes killed 346 people. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection of innovat...

With the global 737 max fleet grounded since march and losing billions of dollars, boeing's board of directors decided late sunday. The company needs new leadership now firing ceo, dennis muhlenberg and immediately replacing him with board chairman david calhoun. The biggest issue for dennis muhlenberg is the fact that boeing's relationship with the faa has broken down completely. Muhlenberg had t ...
ied to pressure the faa into fast-tracking approval of the 737 max fixes after two fatal crashes killed 346 people, but now approval may not come until february or later forcing boeing to temporarily shut down the mac's production line. It was only in october that muhlenberg met with the families of those who died. We are sorry, deeplyand, truly sorry, but anger only intensified over revelations boeing had not been fully transparent about the plane's problems. The world's airlines are demanding compensation. Michael stu moe, whose daughter sonia rose died in the ethiopian crash, is demanding a change in boeing's executive culture. I can't help my daughter anymore, but this is what we can do is try to make aviation safety for everyone else. Boeing says it needs to repair damaged relationships with the airlines and the faa, and today the new boeing ceo reached out to the faa chief promising transparency and cooperation, hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here And click on anyof the videos over here to watch the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.

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