Tag Archives: Aerospace Industries Association

Mark Esper Named Acting Defense Secretary

President Donald Trump has selected Mark Esper, secretary of the U.S. Army and a 2019 Wash100 winner, to take over leadership of the Department of Defense on an acting basis. Trump announced Esper’s appointment in a tweet posted Tuesday after Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan resigned and withdrew from consideration for the top DoD job to focus on his family.

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Dawne Hickton to Succeed Terry Hagen as COO of Jacobs’ Aerospace, Tech & Nuclear Business

Dawne Hickton, a board member at Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC), has been named chief operating officer and president of the company’s aerospace, technology and nuclear business in a move that will take effect June 3. She will succeed Terry Hagen, who will transition to the role of executive strategic adviser …

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L3 President, CEO Christopher Kubasik Succeeds Michael Strianese as Board Chairman

Christopher Kubasik, president and CEO of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has succeeded Michael Strianese as chairman of the New York City-based defense contractor’s board of directors. Kubasik said in a statement released Monday he will continue to work with L3’s board and management team to implement business transformation and growth efforts. He …

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