Boeing has fired its CEO, Dennis A. Muilenburg, effective immediately. Muilenburg's handling of the 737 Max crisis, precipitated by two crashes that killed 346 people, drew ire from "lawmakers,
airlines, regulators and victims’ families," according to The New York Times.
David Calhoun, the chairman, will replace Muilenburg, on Jan. 13. Until then, Boeing’s chief
financial officer, Greg Smith, will serve as interim chief executive.
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