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The woman repositioning BAE Systems

Washington Post — (NEW ORLEANS) Linda Hudson convened the top executives of BAE Systems, the large weapons contractor, in a hotel ballroom here this week with a single message: Be prepared for change. Hudson, the company’s chief executive, made sure the other speakers at the corporate event enforced that mantra. One consultant warned against the […]

The Washington Post l Women increasingly fill prominent defense industry positions

More female executives are rising to the top levels of the largest defense companies, setting a standard that industry officials say may help encourage more women to enter the field. This week, Phebe N. Novakovic is set to become president and chief operating officer at Falls Church-based General Dynamics after serving as executive vice president […]

WSJ l BAE Forecasts Modest Earnings Rise

BAE Systems said Thursday that the successful conclusion of negotiations about a key Saudi Arabian fighter-jet contract would underpin modest earnings growth this year, excluding the impact of a tax credit which contributed to an 18% rise in 2011 net profit, but sales growth would be flat. However, the U.K. company’s order book shrank in […]

CDB l Women in Defense presents industry awards, scholarships

The Michigan chapter of Women In Defense gave $17,000 in scholarships as part of an event this month to announce the winners of its Horizon Industry Awards and Horizons-Michigan scholarship recipients. The networking and development organization for those who contribute to the national defense and security professions presented the awards during its third annual black-tie […]