Boeing Unveils Revamp to Deepen Safety Focus After Max Crashes

Sept. 30, 2019, 4:30 PM

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburgunveiled a structural overhaul intended to sharpen the planemaker’s focus on safety after two accidents of its 737 Max killed 346 people within a five-month span.

Acting on a recommendation from the board, Muilenburg is creating a new product and services safety organization to centralize responsibilities across the planemaker’s business and operating units. The new group will be run by Beth Pasztor, a 34-year Boeing veteran who will report to a new board aerospace committee as well as the company’s chief engineer.

Pasztor will have responsibility for all aspects of product safety, ...

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