Boeing CEO Named Aviation Week 2018’s Person of the Year

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.
Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA)  is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems.  A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. Denis Muilenburg, President and CEO of Boeing, was named the Aviation Week 2018 person of the year. His choosing for this award came as a result of his major contract wins, big acquisitions, and supply-chain overhaul efforts with Boeing. The editors of Aviation week recognize someone in the world of aviation and aerospace for the yearly award based off their impact on the industry. Since 2015 when Muilenburg took over the role of president and CEO of Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace manufacturer, he has played a major role in helping the company take a larger share of the commercial aircraft industry from Airbus, as well as rebuild Boeing’s faltering defense business. One of Muilenburg’s major highlights in this role was winning the competition for the new U.S. Air Force T-Xtrainer jet, which is projected to generate $9 billion in future revenue. To learn more about Boeing (BA) and to track its ongoing progress please visit the Vista Partners Boeing (BA) Coverage Page. Shallow Focus Photography Of Woman Holding Her Eyeglasses Vista Partners LLC (”Vista”) is a California Registered Investment Advisor based in San Francisco. Vista delivers timely and relevant insights via the website: with daily stories, weekly market updates, monthly macroeconomic newsletters, podcasts, & Vista’s proprietary equity and market research to help you stay informed and stay competitive. Vista’s mission is to invest partner capital while arming investors with a comprehensive global financial perspective across all market sectors. Vista also seeks to provide select issuers with actionable advice regarding fundamental development, corporate governance, and capital market directives. Stay Informed! Stay Competitive! Join us at Vista Partners! It’s FREE to receive email updates.

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg – ‘The Transformer’ – named Aviation Week’s 2018 Person of the Year

Aviation Week named Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg its 2018 person of the year, citing his big contract wins, big acquisitions, and supply-chain overhaul efforts. Aviation Week editors annually recognize someone in the aerospace or aviation world who had a major impact on the industries, for better or worse. “Muilenburg’s mark on the industry is undeniable, and he is our pick for 2018 Person of the Year,” the magazine’s Jan. 4 edition reports, calling the Boeing CEO “The Transformer.” Since taking over in mid-2015 as chairman, president and CEO of the world’s largest aerospace manufacturer, Muilenburg, 55, has helped Boeing grab a bigger share of the commercial aircraft industry from Airbus and rebuild its faltering defense business…
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