St. Louis man picked to lead Boeing during Missouri’s 777-X bid

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Boeing Company has chosen St. Louisan Dennis Muilenburg, to be the company’s next President and Chief Operating Officer, according to Boeings website.

Muilenburg is currently based in St. Louis as the President and Chief Executive of St. Louis-based Boeing Defense, Space & Security. He joined the company in 1985 and is 49-years-old. He sits on the board of Washington University, and the St. Louis Science Center.

Muilenburg’s appointment comes in the midst of Missouri, and other state bidding to land the Boeing’s 777-X manufacturing plant.
His appointment is effective December 31, 2013.

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2 comments

  • Julia Bowen

    Congratulations to Mr. Muilenburg and I hope that besides good news for him that St. Louis will get the new contract! The jobs and opportunities would be a tremendous
    boost!

  • Jeff Worley

    I worked with Dennis for over 10 years and I can confirm that the company could not be in better hands. Dennis represents everything that is right in big business. He is a leader made from all the attributes which define greatness. His dedication to the customer, shareholders, employees and community is unmatched in industry. His honesty, integrity, intellect and energy represent what he is, a very special young man. You can take my word that he will lead Boeing and all it’s stake holders to new heights of innovation, productivity, growth and excellence.

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