The management shakeup at Airbus and its parent EADS that was announced Thursday, which promotes Airbus CEO Tom Enders to chief executive at EADS, marks a follow-through on the Franco-German compromise hammered out in the 2007 summer (ATW Daily News, Jan. 26). EADS agreed in 2007 to end its clunky dual-CEO management structure and Enders became Airbus CEO with an eye toward stabilizing an aircraft manufacturer then enduring near constant senior management turnover. Enders, co-EADS CEO ...

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