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Boeing's chief engineer who oversaw the 737 Max is retiring, just one month after testifying before Congress with the beleaguered company's CEO

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Boeing's chief engineer overseeing commercial airplanes including the 737 Max is retiring, according to the Seattle Times.
John Hamilton has been heading up Boeing's response to the two fatal 737 Max crashes. Boeing said that he initially planned to retire last year.
Hamilton testified alongside CEO Dennis Muilenburg in front of two Congressional panels last month.
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Boeing chief engineer retiring; defended grounded airliner

Boeing chief engineer retiring; defended grounded airliner

6 monthes ago   |   By Chron

CHICAGO - The Boeing engineer who has played a key role in the company's response to the grounding of the 737 Max is retiring.
Boeing said Wednesday that John Hamilton planned to retire last year as chief engineer of commercial airplanes, but he stayed on to help get the Max back into service.
Hamilton appeared before Congress in October alongside CEO Dennis Muilenburg to defend and explain the design and production of the Max, which has been grounded since March following two deadly crashes.
Hamilton has spent 35 years at Boeing and served as chief project engineer for several planes...
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