Boeing elects retired chief of US Naval operations to board of directors

Board of directors of Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has announced that it has elected Adm. John M. Richardson (Ret.) as its newest member, the company said.

Richardson, 59, served as the 31st chief of Naval Operations from September 2015 until August 2019, when he retired from the US Navy after 37 years of service.

Richardson will join the Aerospace Safety Committee, which was formed in August following a rigorous five-month review of the company´s policies and processes for airplane design and development by the board´s temporary Committee on Airplane Policies and Processes. He also will serve on the board´s Special Programs Committee.

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