The Boeing board of directors accepted the resignation of
director William M. Daley on Monday. Daley submitted his request to
resign January 7 following his appointment as U.S. President Barack
Obama's chief of staff.
"All of us at Boeing thank Bill for his contributions to our
company and wish him well as he tackles this next phase of his
exemplary public service career," said Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Jim McNerney.
The resignation is effective as of Jan. 7. Daley, 62, joined the
board in 2006. His public career includes serving as President Bill
Clinton's Commerce secretary from Jan. 1997, to July, 2000.