[Avionics Today 03-14-2016] Boeing’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President of Engineering, Operations and Technology (EO&T), John Tracy, has announced he will retire this summer following the celebration of Boeing's 100th anniversary. Tracy has worked for Boeing for 35 years, including 10 years as CTO.
Boeing CTO John Tracy. Photo: Boeing.
Tracy will begin transitioning his EO&T portfolio duties next month to newly designated companywide functional leaders who will report directly to Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. Tracy will continue as CTO through Boeing’s July centennial celebration, with transition plans for that role announced at a later date.
“John Tracy has personified engineering and technical excellence at the leading edge of aerospace innovation throughout his 35 years with Boeing,” said Muilenburg. “As CTO for the past decade, his leadership, intellect and commitment to bringing together the best of Boeing ensured our success in providing high-value solutions to customers, operating our businesses more efficiently, and enabling investment in future innovation and growth. He will leave us a legacy of achievement that includes a new generation of diverse and talented innovators developed under his watch.”