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Reuters | BAE’s female trailblazer sets sights on minorities

(Reuters) – Linda Hudson, the first woman to head a big U.S. arms company, is heartened that other women are finally rising to top jobs in the traditionally male-dominated weapons business, but she is disappointed that minorities have not yet made similar inroads. Hudson, dubbed “first lady of defense” by Washingtonian magazine, instituted new measures […]

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 […]