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Top engineer for MAX crisis retires from Boeing

Dec 05, 2019 - The Seattle Times
Board and Executive Moves

Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief engineer John Hamilton, who was appointed in March to lead its response to the deadly 737 MAX crashes and testified before Congress alongside CEO Dennis Muilenburg, is retiring, the company informed employees Wednesday.

The news was conveyed in an internal memo from the new head of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Stan Deal, and Boeing's chief engineer, Greg Hyslop.

"John had planned to retire last year, but we asked him to stay on to help us with the 7...