Nikki Haley joins Boeing board

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has officially joined Boeing’s board of directors. 

Haley was voted in at a shareholder meeting on Monday, company spokesman Chaz Bickers told The Hill in a statement.

{mosads}The former Trump administration official serves on the corporation’s audit and finance committees, according to its website.

The company first announced Haley’s nomination to the board in February.

“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 at the time.

Since Haley’s nomination earlier this year, Boeing has come under scrutiny after an Ethiopian Airlines flight on a Boeing 737 Max aircraft crashed in March, killing all 157 people on board.

It was the second 737 Max crash in six months, following a Lion Air crash in October that killed 189 people. The crashes prompted a series of investigations and groundings of the Boeing aircraft in many countries around the world, including the U.S.

Haley, who previously served as governor of South Carolina, left her Trump administration post in October to take a “step up” into the private sector, she wrote in her resignation letter.

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