SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
October 16, 2007
|Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)|
|The Boeing Company|
|(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File No.)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)|
|100 N. Riverside, Chicago, IL||60606-1596|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
|(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)|
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On October 16, 2007, The Boeing Company (the Company) announced that Laurette T. Koellner, Senior Vice President, President, Boeing International, and a named executive officer within the meaning of Instruction 4 to Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, will retire from the Company effective January 31, 2008. Ms. Koellner will continue to serve as President, Boeing International until November 1, 2007, after which she will no longer be an Elected Officer but will remain an employee of the Company until her retirement date.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
|THE BOEING COMPANY|
|By:||/s/ James C. Johnson|
|James C. Johnson Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel|
Dated: October 17, 2007