Boeing's Can Do Co Pilot

If Boeing Co. is one of the nation's most admired companies, why does it seem so dull? One factor may be its quiet, somewhat bland Chief Executive, Frank A. Shrontz. But with his choice of heir apparent, Shrontz, 60, injects dynamism into the executive suite. On Aug. 31, Philip M. Condit, known companywide as vibrant and outgoing, was named president. The 51-year-old executive is clearly in training to succeed Shrontz, who will retire by 1997.

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