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Boeing Exec Discusses New OKC Jobs (Nov 01, 2010)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An official with The Boeing Company is talking to Oklahoma City chamber officials about why the aerospace giant decided to relocate more than 500 jobs to the Sooner State.

Boeing's Director of Government Operations Steven Hendrickson is scheduled to speak at a Greater Oklahoma City Chamber luncheon on Monday.

The company announced in August it is moving two defense programs and an expected 550 jobs from California to Oklahoma City in the next two years.

Boeing will move its C-130 Avionics Modernization program beginning in the first quarter of 2011. Its B-1 program is expected to move toward the end of 2012.

Company officials have said the lower operating costs in Oklahoma were a factor in the decision.

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