Filed: 15 Jan 21, 4:46pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
|Washington, D.C. 20549|
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 13, 2021
|THE BOEING COMPANY|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|Commission file number|
|(State or other jurisdiction of|
incorporation or organization)
|(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|100 N. Riverside Plaza,||Chicago,||IL||60606-1596|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
|(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)|
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $5.00 Par Value||BA||New York Stock Exchange|
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On January 13, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The Boeing Company (the “Company”) elected Lynne M. Doughtie, former U.S. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KPMG, as a new director. The Board has appointed Ms. Doughtie to the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee. She will participate in the Company’s nonemployee director compensation program, which is described on pages 26 to 28 of the Company’s proxy statement for its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 13, 2020.
Effective upon Ms. Doughtie’s election, Caroline B. Kennedy resigned from the Board. Ms. Kennedy’s resignation is not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to its operations, policies or practices.
A copy of the Company’s press release relating to these matters is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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/ Grant M. Dixton|
|Grant M. Dixton|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary|
|Dated: January 15, 2021|