Arrived at the head of Boeing at the end of December 2019, in the wake of the ousting of Dennis Muilenburg, David Calhoun, who was chairman of the board of directors of the American giant, is an industry veteran, passed by GE Aviation.
Eleventh CEO of Boeing since its creation in 1916, he took office in the midst of the 737 Max crisis and just before the wave of Covid-19 hit the world.
Rarely has the boss experienced such a harsh take-over.
Boeing 737 Max, an unprecedented industrial and human disaster
After two deadly Max crashes in October 2018 and March 2019 and a trial that shed light on Boeing's mistakes, David Calhoun had a triple objective: to restore confidence, get his star plane back in flight and restore pride to the social body. humiliated by this icon of America.
Also, the new CEO has kept quiet in the media, granting only a few television interviews in the United States.
Today, these three objectives have been achieved.
And the American giant looks to the future with confidence.
In an interview
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