Re: McDonnell Douglas & Boeing To Merge -- Press Release Text

Date:         17 Dec 96 03:09:18 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>the Seattle Times reported that the name of the new company will be
>"Boeing."

The Wall Street Journal said a dispute over the name almost led to the
collapse of the deal, but the MD folks finally gave in.

>Harry Stonecipher, the current head of McDonnell/Douglas ... will be
>president of the Boeing Company

President and also Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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