Boeing CEO Statement about the Death of Gen. John Shalikashvili

CHICAGO, July 24, 2011 – Boeing Chairman, President, and CEO Jim McNerney issued the following statement about the death, on July 23, of retired U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman and former Boeing board member Gen. John Shalikashvili.

“We at Boeing were saddened to learn of Gen. Shalikashvili’s death. We were able to see his exceptional leadership first hand during his time on our board of directors and were honored to have had that opportunity to learn from him. His was a uniquely American life. On behalf of everybody at Boeing I extend our deepest condolences to his family.”

Contact: Boeing Corporate Communications, 312-544-2002