Philip M. Condit

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Philip M. Condit former President, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, Boeing.

"Elected president and member of the board of directors of Boeing in 1992, Phil Condit added the title of chief executive officer in 1996. In 1997, he was elected chairman. He was the seventh chairman since the company was founded in 1916.

"Phil Condit resigned from his position as chairman and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company on Dec. 1, 2003. He retired from the company in March 2004....

"He entered the Sloan Fellowship program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1974. Upon completion of his year of study at MIT, he returned to Boeing as manager of new program planning in 1975. ...

"A proponent of lifelong learning, he often met with students and teachers, and introduced a unique program to encourage and reward Boeing people who pursue learning throughout their careers. Condit was the co-chair of Achieve, a nonprofit organization that helps states raise academic standards. In recognition of his commitment to education, the United Negro College Fund awarded him the prestigious Frederick D. Patterson Award in 1999.

"Condit served on the board of Hewlett-Packard Company, is co-chairman of the Trans Atlantic Business Council, and was chairman of the Business Roundtable. Elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 1985, he is also an honorary fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and an honorary fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He belongs to the Society of Automotive Engineers and has chaired the NASA Advisory Council's Aeronautics Advisory Committee. A Distinguished Eagle Scout Award winner, Condit is past president of the Chief Seattle Council of the Boy Scouts of America and now serves on the national board. In 1999, he received the Aerospace Industry Distinguished Good Scout Award from The Boy Scouts of America, Los Angeles Area Council. He was recognized with the award for his volunteer efforts in the community and in scouting programs. Since 1997, he has been a member of the board for Seattle's A Contemporary Theater (ACT) and currently serves as chairman.

"He has won numerous awards for engineering and management achievements, including the Japan America Society's 1997 Kokusai Shimin Sho, or International Citizens Award, for global leadership in the private sector; the Financial World Chief Executive Officer of the Year award for 1997; the 1997 Ronald H. Brown Standards Leadership Award for advancing international standards; the 1998 Peter F. Drucker Strategic Leadership Award; the 1998 University of California, Berkeley, Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award; in June 1999, the Distinguished Eagle Award from the Air Command and Staff College; and the 1999 International von Karman Wings Award from The Aerospace Historical Society." [1]

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  1. Philip M. Condit, boeing, accessed May 12, 2010.