Boeing’s 787 and 777 chiefs to swap roles

Boeing has appointed 787 vice president and general manager Scott Fancher to run the 777 program, shifting roles with current 777 chief Larry Loftis. 

 Loftis, a veteran of the 737 and 777′s transition to a moving final assembly line, will guide the 787′s move toward production maturity and lean manufacturing advancement. 
Fancher, who has served as vice president of the 787 program since December 2008, will run the 777 program and assist in development of the next generation 777X.