Boeing reshuffle the management as 737 program manager, Eric Lindblad, said to retire in a matter of weeks after roughly 12 months on the job.
The company reassigned, Mark Jenks, the head of its NMA(new mid-market airplane) project to run the troubled 737 program.
The Boeing announced to employees on Thursday afternoon in an internal memo, the so-called new mid-market airplane (NMA) project would remain as a program.
Lindblad, a respected engineer who had also run the 777X wide-body program, has been with Boeing for about 34 years and had mentioned retiring last year, McAllister chief executive of Boeing’s commercial airplanes division, said in an internal memo to the staff.
According to sources close to the company, the launch of the NMA has been delayed by the 737 MAX crisis. and if it goes ahead, will most likely not be launched before spring or summer of next year.