Boeing Fires CEO Amid Safety Scandal

The New York Times reports:

Boeing on Monday fired its chief executive, Dennis A. Muilenburg. It said Dave Calhoun, the chairman, would replace Mr. Muilenburg, on Jan. 13. Until then, Boeing’s chief financial officer, Greg Smith, will serve as interim chief executive, the company said.

Boeing said in a statement that its board of directors “decided that a change in leadership was necessary to restore confidence in the company moving forward as it works to repair relationships with regulators, customers, and all other stakeholders.”