James (Jim) F. Albaugh
James (Jim) F. Albaugh (born May 31, 1950) is Executive Vice President of The Boeing Company and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes business unit. He was appointed to lead Boeing Commercial Airplanes on September 1, 2009. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing's Integrated Defense Systems business unit. In that capacity, Albaugh was responsible for over 70,000 employees and supervised a $30.8 billion budget. Jim Albaugh is one of the defense industry's best paid managers ($1,499,923 in 2005).Jim Albaugh graduated from Richland High School in Richland, Washington in 1968. He received a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Physics from Willamette University and a master's in civil engineering from Columbia University.
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Fox News has repeatedly suggested that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is engaging in unlawful or "anti-American" activity by filing a complaint against Boeing for deciding to build a new plant in the "right to work" state of South Carolina. But the NLRB complaint alleges that Boeing moved to South Carolina in retaliation for union workers' decision to strike, and experts say that allegations in the case represent an "absolutely standard violation" of federal labor law.
Conservative media figures have claimed that the National Labor Relations Board is seeking to ban companies from moving to states with lax labor laws by filing a complaint against Boeing's decision to move the production facility for its new 787 Dreamliner to South Carolina. In fact, the NLRB's general counsel has alleged that Boeing moved its 787 production line in retaliation for strikes by Boeing workers at its Seattle-area plant, which, if proven true, constitutes a clear violation of federal labor laws.