New Leader Brings Industry And Customer Knowledge To
Manufacturer Of Scaneagle, Integrator Aircraft
Steve Morrow (pictured) has been named by Boeing as
president and CEO of its Insitu subsidiary, effective immediately.
Morrow succeeds CEO Steve Sliwa, who retired April 1.
"Insitu is the industry leader in the design, development and
manufacture of high-performance, low-cost unmanned airborne systems
and has a bright future, with many opportunities for growth," said
Debbie Rub, vice president and general manager of Boeing's Missiles
and Unmanned Airborne Systems division, part of the Boeing Military
Aircraft business unit. "Under Steve's leadership, with his
advanced customer knowledge and experience leading large, diverse
teams, Insitu is well positioned to build on its reputation for
innovation, agility and global customer responsiveness."
Morrow most recently served as director of Boeing's Stand-off
Strike unit, leading long-range weapons programs including the U.S.
Navy's Harpoon and SLAM ER missiles, the U.S. Air Force's Air
Launched Cruise Missile, the Next Generation Cruise Missile, and
Boeing's portion of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense program. He
previously held other significant leadership posts for Boeing
weapons systems programs.
Morrow joined Boeing in 2002 following his retirement as Navy
program manager for the $500 million Tactical Tomahawk development
program and the Tomahawk Block III recertification and
remanufacture program. Earlier he led NAVAIR P-3C Update III
aircraft programs and was assigned to the Navy's Acquisition
Executive in the Pentagon. He also served as P-3C mission commander
and battle group tactical action officer, gaining extensive
experience in the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
Morrow holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from
the University of South Carolina, where he majored in electrical
engineering, and a Master of Science degree in aeronautical
engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif.
He served 26 years with the Navy.
As Insitu president and CEO, Morrow reports to Rub and the
Insitu Board of Directors. He is responsible for executing the
Insitu business plan and building on the extensive Insitu
portfolio, which today includes the ScanEagle and Integrator
unmanned aircraft. Morrow leads more than 800 employees, based
primarily in the Columbia River Gorge area in Washington and
Insitu is a pioneer in the unmanned airborne systems market,
with products that have both military and commercial applications.
With a small footprint and expeditionary focus for land and sea
operations, Insitu's family of unmanned airborne systems serves the
needs of the global defense community. To date, these systems have
accumulated more than 450,000 combat flight hours and 57,000