Boeing yesterday announced that former GE Aircraft Engines chief James McNerney Jr. was elected chairman, president and CEO. A member of the Boeing board since 2001, McNerney succeeds Harry Stonecipher as CEO. Stonecipher was sacked last March in the wake of a sex scandal, 18 months after he came out of retirement following the downfall of Chairman and CEO Phil Condit, who resigned in the wake of misdeeds in Boeing's space and defense activities (ATWOnline, March 8). James Bell, who served ...

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