CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney today issued the following statement after President Obama nominated Senator Max Baucus as the next U.S. Ambassador to China:
"I applaud President Obama's decision to nominate Max Baucus as the next United States Ambassador to China. His experience as Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and many years at the center of key trade and international economic policy discussions will serve him well in helping to manage the United States' important and complex relationship with China. His deep substantive knowledge of the issues and standing in the international community from years representing American trade interests abroad make Senator Baucus a natural pick for this key posting.
"Upon confirmation, we look forward to Senator Baucus' work as our next ambassador in Beijing."