Archive: Personnel Moves

Lockheed Martin Appoints New Electronic Systems Chief

Lockheed Martin [LMT] yesterday announced several leadership appointments, including naming Marillyn Hewson, currently president, Systems Integration- Owego, to be executive vice president of the Electronic Systems business area. Hewson, 55, succeeds Christopher Kubasik, who was recently appointed president and chief operating officer of Lockheed Martin. The company also said that it is realigning its Electronic […]

ATK Chief Murphy Abruptly Steps Down; Shroyer Named Interim CEO

Dan Murphy, Alliant Techsystems’ [ATK] chairman and CEO for the past six years, yesterday said he was leaving the company to “address family matters” and the company’s Board of Directors said he will be succeeded immediately by Chief Financial Officer (CFO) John Shroyer in the interim and has launched a search for a permanent chief. […]

Linda Hudson To Lead BAE Systems’ North American Operations

By Ann Roosevelt British-based BAE Systems plc yesterday named Linda Hudson president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the North American arm of the global company, effective immediately. "My role will be to develop strategies going forward to work with the leaders of the two operating groups and continue to take the company forward both […]

Lockheed Martin Taps Kubasik To Oversee Daily Operations

By Calvin Biesecker Lockheed Martin [LMT] yesterday said that its board of directors has elected Chris Kubasik, who is head of the company’s Electronic Systems business area, to be president and chief operating officer (COO) beginning Jan. 1, 2010, in charge of overseeing day-to-day operations at the nation’s top defense contractor. Bob Stevens, 58, Lockheed […]

Chenevert Elected As UTC’s Next Chairman

United Technologies Corp. [UTX] yesterday said that Louis Chenevert, the company’s president and CEO, has been elected to succeed George David as chairman of the company beginning Jan. 1, 2010. Chenevert, 52, became president of UTC and a board member in 2006, initiating the leadership transition at the multi-industrial company. He succeeded David, 67, as […]

Textron’s Campbell To Retire As CEO, Donnelly Named CEO-Elect

Textron’s [TXT] board of directors yesterday announced that Chairman and CEO Lewis Campbell will retire on Dec. 1 and will be succeeded by CEO-elect Scott Donnelly, who is currently president and chief operating officer of the company. Campbell, 63, remain as non-executive chairman until no later than the 2011 annual meeting of shareholders. Campbell has […]

Bersin To Be Nominated To Lead CBP

The White House on Tuesday evening said that President Obama plans to nominate Alan Bersin, who is currently the country’s "Border Czar," to serve as Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Bersin’s joined the Department of Homeland Security in April as assistant secretary for International Affairs and special representative for Border Affairs. During the […]

Northrop Grumman Chief Sugar Announces Plans To Retire, Bush To Takeover In January

By Calvin Biesecker In a surprise announcement yesterday, Northrop Grumman [NOC] Chairman and CEO Ron Sugar said that he will retire at the end of this year and the company said that Wes Bush, who is currently its president and chief operating officer, has been elected CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2010. Lewis Coleman, currently Northrop […]

Obama Plans To Nominate Southers To Lead TSA

President Obama last week announced his intent to nominate Erroll Southers as Assistant Secretary for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Southers is currently the Assistant Chief for Homeland Security and Intelligence at the Los Angeles World Airports Police Department, the largest airport police department in the United States. He is also Associate Director at the […]

KBR Forms New Government, Defense And Infrastructure Group

KBR, the former division of the energy services company Halliburton [HAL], has created a Government, Defense and Infrastructure Business Group, to better represent its capabilities to customers, in particular in defense. The new group essentially adds the defense component to the previous Government and Infrastructure Business. The group will serve customers in North America, the […]