Two years or so after they both quit aerospace for the auto industry, everyone’s favourite Boeing exec looks like being last man standing in Detroit, whereas the man whose 100-day tenure was short even by the standards of the Airbus merry-go-round is moving on.
Alan Mulally’s labour relations skills have served him well since the move eastwards to Ford it seems. He’s predictably reported to be “smiling”.
But Christian Streiff’s boardroom skills have left him in much the same situation at Peugeot as they did at EADS/ Airbus. He’s predictably reported to find his ousting “incomprehensible”.