Dennis Muilenburg is an American engineer and former president and chief executive officer (CEO) of The Boeing Company, a worldwide aerospace and military conglomerate. He served as CEO from 2015 until 2019, when he was sacked following two 737 MAX disasters and associated groundings. He got he honor of being elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2018 for the work and means of his leadership in the industry.
|Full Name||Dennis A. Muilenburg|
|Birth Place||Orange City, Iowa, USA|
|Profession||Engineer / Business Executive|
|Life & Career|
Dennis Muilenburg was born in 1964 and grew up on an Iowa farm. Dennis graduated from Sioux Center High School in 1982. He graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a master’s degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Washington.
Muilenburg began his career with Boeing in 1985 as an intern. Muilenburg held a variety of management and engineering positions at Boeing, including the X-32, Boeing’s participation in the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter, and the Condor unmanned reconnaissance aircraft.
He then served as vice president of Boeing’s combat systems division and as the Army Future Combat Systems program’s programme manager. From September 2009 until 2015, Muilenburg served as president and chief executive officer of Boeing Defense Systems, afterwards renamed Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS).
In March 2019, following the accident of Ethiopian Flight 302 and the Lion Flight tragedy, the majority of airlines and nations grounded the Boeing 737, due to safety concerns. President Donald Trump called with Muilenburg on March 12 and was assured that the aircraft was safe.
Boeing said in October 2019 that the board of directors has agreed to split Muilenburg’s positions as chairman and CEO. David Calhoun was chosen non-executive chairman, while Muilenburg retained the position of CEO and president. The business stated that this adjustment will enable Muilenburg to devote his entire attention to the company’s operations.
In 2020, Caterpillar Company announced Muilenburg’s resignation from the firm’s board of directors which he joined in 2011, stating in a regulatory filing that his departure was not motivated by a disagreement with the company.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
Muilenburg bikes around 120 miles every week in the Chicago region, where Boeing is located. Muilenburg is a Baptist who has talked on the subject of life management. He lives his life punctually and in a disciplined way.
Dennis is very cautious about his diet and food intake. He goes to his workplace on his bicycle which boosts up his immune system as well as his energies to do work at the start of the day.
The name if Dennis’s wife Rebecca Muilenburg. They both live a happy life and always make time for each other. Despite of the work routine Dennis manages to keep some time available for his family as he thinks that the family is the main priority of a person in life.
Dennis Muilenburg’s net worth is expected to be about $100 million in 2021. He is a multibillionaire, but not a billionaire. His net worth however, keeps on increasing day by day as he is still known for his work and passion for the industry.