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CEO optimism rises to highest in two years, after falling in September

CEO optimism rises to highest in two years, after falling in September

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. CEOs are optimistic and sales and hiring outlooks rise, and Boeing chief McNerney thinks the economy is taking off a greater speed.
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Boeing moves ahead with stretch Dreamliner

Boeing moves ahead with stretch Dreamliner

CHICAGO, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. airplane maker Boeing Co. is proceeding with steps to build a stretch version of the grounded Dreamliner 787, a source told The Wall Street Journal.

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Boeing CEO confident in Dreamliner ... Mint sells out of silver bullion coins ... Soda makers adjust to new norms ... Poll: Country's well being outranks GDP ... News from United Press International.
Boeing CEO confident in Dreamliner

Boeing CEO confident in Dreamliner

CHICAGO, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney says he is confident the U.S. company can soon return the grounded 787 Dreamliner to service.
Boeing 787 Dreamliners grounded worldwide

Boeing 787 Dreamliners grounded worldwide

CHICAGO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Regulators around the world, following the lead of U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials, ordered all Boeing 787 Dreamliners grounded Thursday.
McNerney confident on union dispute

McNerney confident on union dispute

PARIS, June 20 (UPI) -- Boeing Co.'s top executive said the firm would prevail in a union dispute concerning use of an airplane factory in South Carolina.
Boeing calls Dreamliner schedule intact

Boeing calls Dreamliner schedule intact

SEATTLE, April 28 (UPI) -- The head of Boeing said the U.S. planemaker would hold to its schedule of delivering as many as 20 new Dreamliners by the end of the year.

Procter & Gamble make leadership change

CINCINNATI, June 11 (UPI) -- U.S. consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. Thursday announced a leadership change, naming a new chief executive officer.
Dreamliner 787 finishing final tests

Dreamliner 787 finishing final tests

EVERETT, Wash., April 23 (UPI) -- Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney says the repeatedly-delayed Dreamliner 787 is undergoing its final indoor tests.

Boeing sends 900 layoff notices

SEATTLE, March 20 (UPI) -- U.S. plane maker Boeing sent out 900 layoff notices Friday, part of a cutback of 10,000 jobs Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney announced in January.
Boeing says a Dreamliner order is canceled

Boeing says a Dreamliner order is canceled

CHICAGO, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S plane maker Boeing said a customer, presumably Russian airline S7, canceled its order for 15 new 787 Dreamliner jets.
Boeing and machinists spar on key demand

Boeing and machinists spar on key demand

CHICAGO, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Boeing's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney said the U.S. airplane maker wouldn't bow to a key demand of striking machinists.
Boeing 737s could fade from Renton plant

Boeing 737s could fade from Renton plant

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- Boeing Co. lost bids for two large U.S. military contracts this past year, but captured most of the military contracts it sought, company officials noted.

Boeing to protest USAF tanker decision

CHICAGO, March 11 (UPI) -- Boeing is filing a protest Tuesday over the U.S. Air Force's award of an air tanker deal to EADS and Northrop Grumman.
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Boeing Chairman Jim McNerney gestures during a press conference in Paris, May 3, 2006. McNerney said that the United States and Europe are accelerating their efforts to resolve a potentially major trade dispute over aircraft subsidies. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
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W. James (Jim) McNerney, Jr, (born 22 August 1949 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American businessman and CEO of Boeing Company.

McNerney graduated from New Trier High School in 1967. He attended Yale University, receiving a B.A. degree in 1971. At Yale he excelled in baseball and hockey. After graduating from Yale he worked for a year at both British United Provident and G. D. Searle & Company, then attended Harvard University, receiving a Master of Business Administration in 1975.

McNerney began his business career at Procter & Gamble in 1975, working in brand management. He worked as a management consultant at McKinsey from 1978 to 1982.

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