The Boeing logo is pictured at its Renton Factory, where the Boeing 737 MAX airliners are built in Renton, Washington on April 20, 2020.
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A slew of upcoming Boeing announcements aim to calm investor nerves and set the stage for future growth — much like when Dave Calhoun was named as the aerospace giant’s next CEO.
In the next week, Boeing will hold its annual meeting, report first-quarter results and face the application deadline for a multi-billion dollar aid package from the federal government.
Those familiar with the discussions of Boeing’s leadership said Calhoun is planning to show investors the company will build two financial bridges to the future: A near-term one focused on cutting near-term losses brought on by the coronavirus and a longer-term bridge to deal with fewer orders for commercial airplanes and a smaller airline industry.
The question for investors is how much it will cost Boeing to build those bridges and where will the money…