Tag Archives: Bob Murphy

David Lockwood to Succeed Bob Murphy as Cobham CEO; John Devaney Comments

David Lockwood, CEO of U.K.-based electronics firm Laird, will succeed Bob Murphy as CEO of Cobham by Jan. 1, 2017. Murphy will leave his post by the end of 2016 and will be succeeded by Lockwood on the company’s board of directors, Cobham said Wednesday. “David has a background in defense …

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Cobham Completes $1B Aeroflex Buy; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham plc has finalized its approximately $1.46 billion acquisition of Aeroflex (NYSE: ARX) after shareholders and regulatory bodies approved the transaction. Following the completed transaction, the Aeroflex business will be consolidated with the British defense contractor’s advanced electronic solutions division and communications and connectivity business group. Cobham said Monday it expects the acquisition to boost the company’s current …

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Cobham Wins Potential $302M Training Program Extension; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham has won a potential $302 million contract extension to continue providing operational readiness training services to U.K. Defence Ministry personnel. The five-year base period is worth $249 million and work would extend to 2019 with options, Cobham said Thursday. Bob Murphy, Cobham CEO, said the award continues the company’s …

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Cobham Buys Mobile Tech Firm Axell for $131M Cash; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham Plc has acquired mobile communications technology provider Axell Wireless for $130.9 million in cash as Cobham looks to expand customer base and extend offerings to larger systems. Axell supplies distributed antenna systems and wireless items such as digital repeaters, fiber optics, multi band remotes and networking tools to public …

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Changes Coming for Linda Hudson, Bob Murphy and BAE Systems

The U.S. arm of BAE Systems is set to reorganize its business, according to an internal memo, Defense News reports. According to the memo, BAE would shutter one of two operating headquarters and reorganize the other in a realignment intended to “better deliver our strategy in an increasingly cost-conscious marketplace.” …

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ExecutiveMove- Bob Murphy Named President of Land and Armaments at BAE Systems

BAE Systems has named Bob Murphy president of the Land and Armaments group where he will also serve of the Executive Committee. Murphy previously served as EVP of the Land and Armaments Operating Group. Murphy will replace Linda Hudson, who was appointed president and CEO of BAE Systems. The Land …

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