Leanne Caret

MPW 2019. 25. Leanne Caret
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  • Title
    President and CEO, Defense, Space & Security
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After growing sales 13% last year, Caret’s military- and space-focused division is a bright spot at troubled Boeing. Her unit’s sales and earnings increased in the first half of 2019, helping offset declines in Boeing’s passenger airplane sales, owing to the 737 Max recall over safety problems. Once Congress approves funding, the Air Force is expected to make its first purchase of Boeing’s F-15 jets in more than a decade.

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