St. Louis-based Boeing announced Wednesday that Leanne Caret will replace Chris Chadwick as CEO of the company’s Defense, Space and Security business beginning March 1.
Caret, a 28-year Boeing veteran, has been running Boeing military programs for most of her career. She previously was vice president and general manager of Vertical Lift, a division of Boeing Military Aircraft.
Caret’s promotion means that all three lead positions at Boeing — corporate CEO, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and CEO of the defense side — will be people from heritage Boeing.
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