Defense & Aerospace

CIO Journal

The aircraft manufacturer named Susan Doniz as the company’s chief information office, succeeding Vishwa Uddanwadiker, who took on the role in October.

Business

The aircraft maker is looking to add two outside directors with safety and engineering experience amid scrutiny of the board’s oversight of the 737 MAX crisis.

Business

Boeing has found debris inside the fuel tanks of about two-thirds of undelivered 737 MAX jets inspected so far, according to federal and aviation-industry officials, indicating a bigger production-related problem than the company previously suggested.

U.S.

Aging and fragmented technology has left the Navy unable to fully defend itself from persistent cyberattacks from China and elsewhere, defense officials said, prompting an effort to upgrade and secure computer networks.

Business

Inspection of fuel tanks of the grounded aircraft revealed the problem, marking the latest setback in the plane maker’s efforts to address quality control problems.

Risk & Compliance Journal

Paula Goldman joined Salesforce.com Inc. early last year as chief ethical and humane use officer, a new role tasked with developing a framework for making decisions on complicated political issues.

Economic Data

U.S. industrial output fell in January, driven down by unseasonably warm temperatures and a halt in production at Boeing.

Business

U.S. aviation regulators plan to craft new safety standards for specific unmanned-aircraft models, the biggest step yet toward eventually authorizing widespread delivery of packages by drones.

Business

The plane maker consented to monitoring of its global defense business as part of a sweeping deal with U.S., U.K. and French prosecutors that settles bribery charges against the company.

Oil Markets

Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen said they had targeted the world’s most valuable company and other sites in Saudi Arabia.

Pro Bankruptcy Bankruptcy

The planned merger of helicopter operators Bristow Group and Era Group marks the troubled industry’s latest response to slumping demand for offshore choppers by oil-and-gas drillers after recent bankruptcy filings by Bristow and several competing companies.

Business

Boeing said deliveries and new orders for its jetliners hit their lowest point in more than a decade as the global grounding of the 737 MAX undermined the aerospace giant’s business.