Cover Story -- The Best Managers: Top Managers of 1996
PHILIP M. CONDIT
New CEO PHILIP M. CONDIT, 55, is piloting Boeing as it becomes the world's aerospace giant. Capping off record orders and a $3.1 billion buy of Rockwell's defense and space unit in '96, Boeing agreed to acquire rival McDonnell Douglas--the biggest aviation merger ever. Boeing's revenues are expected to grow 18% in 1996, to $23 billion. With the deals, they could reach $50 billion in 1997.