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Leanne Caret Named President, CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Leanne Caret, a 28-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been elected by the board of directors to serve as president and CEO of the company’s defense, space and security segment beginning March 1. She will succeed Chris Chadwick, who has led the $30.88 billion BDS segment since December 2013 …

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Boeing, Lockheed Reject ULA Acquisition Bid From Aerojet Rocketdyne; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have agreed to turn down Aerojet Rocketdyne‘s (NYSE: AJRD) $2 billion cash offer to acquire United Launch Alliance, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Andy Pasztor writes Aerojet Rocketdyne was not given access to the Boeing-Lockheed joint venture’s books before the rocket …

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Gena Lovett Joins Boeing as Operations VP; Chris Chadwick Comments

Gena Lovett, formerly chief diversity officer at Alcoa, has joined Boeing (NYSE: BA) as vice president of operations for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. She takes over the role from the 36-year Boeing veteran Bill Schnettgoecke, Boeing said Monday. Lovett will oversee the company’s safety, lean manufacturing, quality and supplier …

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Boeing Announces Exec Moves After Data Analytics Team Launched; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced several executive appointments following the creation of a data analytics organization within its defense, space and security business. The company said Wednesday Dewey Houck will serve as chief data analytics officer and lead the new team, which seeks to build information capability onto various product and service offerings. “This is …

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Boeing to Consolidate Defense, Space Development Functions; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will merge its defense and space business development operations into a single organization with the goal of addressing program risks and cost issues. Chris Chadwick, CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, said Wednesday the future BDS development group will “apply engineering expertise, development program best …

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Boeing’s Chris Chadwick Projects Surveillance Tech Demand Growth in Asia

Chris Chadwick, chief executive for the defense business of Boeing (NYSE: BA), forecasts that Asian-Pacific demand for patrol aircraft and related surveillance equipment will increase steadily in the foreseeable future, Bloomberg reported Sunday. Kyunghee Park writes that Boeing and Saab AB predict that interest in surveillance technology among Asian customers …

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Boeing Buys CPU Technology’s Security Chip Business; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has acquired CPU Technology’s microprocessor business for an undisclosed sum as it moves to help protect its clients from information assurance attacks. Acalis’ microprocessors contain software and hardware designed to help guard Boeing’s onboard systems, the aerospace and defense company said Monday. Boeing’s global strike division, within …

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Boeing Names 15-Year Michael Kurth Unmanned Airborne Lead, David Pitchforth UK Defense Head

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has appointed Michael Kurth, currently managing director of the U.K. defense business, to lead unmanned airborne systems programs as vice president and general manager. The company said Kurth will be succeeded in his current position by David Pitchforth, managing director for the U.K. rotorcraft support division. As …

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Boeing Names Ralph Meoni Head of New Electronic Division, Shifts Exec Roles

Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced Wednesday it is rotating seven executive assignments within the defense, space and security segment, with all moves effective Jan. 1. The company said these rotations are part of a growth and affordability strategy started in 2010, which has led to $2.2 billion in savings, according to …

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