The Boeing employee whose stolen laptop carried personal information on 382,000 workers and retirees has been fired, according to an internal...

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The Boeing employee whose stolen laptop carried personal information on 382,000 workers and retirees has been fired, according to an internal memo from chairman and CEO Jim McNerney.

His memo also says, “I also believe strongly that management must be held accountable when repeated failures like this occur, so the employee’s management chain will be reprimanded.”

Boeing employees were notified of the theft beginning late Tuesday. The company said it will provide credit-monitoring services for three years to those affected.

It was the third theft of a Boeing computer with sensitive personal data in 13 months.

Boeing has not identified the employee or the location where the laptop was stolen, and previously had declined to discuss the employee’s fate.

McNerney’s memo said he has received many emails “expressing disappointment, frustration and downright anger” at the latest loss of confidential information.

“I am just as disappointed as you are about it,” he wrote.