When Boeing CEO David Calhoun was asked in January how he would fix the 737 Max crisis as a long-time insider, he bristled at the label, telling reporters, “I watched the same movie you did.”

Calhoun, of course, was hardly just an observer, or shouldn’t have been: he has been a director at the company since 2009. A pair of board changes announced on Monday should be viewed in that context. The rejiggering is fine, but ultimately just a Band-Aid over the bigger question of the board’s accountability for one of the ugliest periods in the company’s history...

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