Nikki Haley tapped to join Boeing board of directors
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Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyJudd Apatow urges Georgia voters to get rid of Doug Collins after 'terrorists' comment Nikki Haley: Democratic leadership, 2020 Dems are the only people mourning Soleimani death Trump Jr., Ivanka garner support in hypothetical 2024 poll MORE has been tapped to join Boeing's board of directors, the company announced Tuesday. 

Boeing Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg welcomed Haley's nomination, lauding her "outstanding record of achievement in government, industry partnership, and successfully driving economic prosperity for communities in America and around the world."

Haley, who served as ambassador to the U.N. under President TrumpDonald John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president MORE from January 2017 until December, said it was an honor to represent the largest aerospace company in the world.

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"It's an honor to have the opportunity to contribute to Boeing's continued success as a cutting edge industry leader and a great American company," she said in a statement. 

Haley, who served as governor of South Carolina prior to joining the Trump administration, announced her resignation in October. She wrote in her resignation letter that she was looking to take a "step up" in the private sector. 

"Boeing will benefit greatly from her broad perspectives and combined diplomatic, government and business experience to help achieve our aspiration to be the best in aerospace and a global industrial champion," Muilenburg said in a statement.