Frank Shrontz

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Frank Anderson Shrontz (born December 14, 1931 in Boise, Idaho, United States) is a former CEO and chairman of the Boeing Company.

The son of a sporting goods merchant, Shrontz graduated from Boise High School in 1949 and the University of Idaho in 1954 with a Bachelor of Laws degree, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Following a commission and service in the U.S. Army from 1954-56, he attended the Harvard Business School where he received an MBA in 1958 and then joined Boeing.

Beginning in 1973, he served in the Nixon & Ford administrations at the Department of Defense, and returned to Boeing in January 1977 as a vice president. He served as CEO from 1986-96, and stepped down as chairman in 1997.

While serving on the board of directors for Chevron, a new double-hulled supertanker was named in his honor in November 1998. [1] The South Korean-built ship was renamed the "Antares Voyager" in 2003. [2][3]

Shrontz was inducted into the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 2004.

Shrontz is part of the Seattle Mariners ownership group and is a member on the team's board of directors.[4]


  1. ^ Press release - 1998-11-30 - accessed 2010-04-10
  2. ^ - supertankers - accessed 2010-04-10
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^'Mariners' nearly invisible owners stand firmly behind struggling team' - accessed 26 September 2011

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Business positions
Preceded by
Thornton Wilson
CEO of Boeing
Succeeded by
Phil Condit

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