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Leidos Closes $1B Purchase of L3Harris’ Security Detection, Automation Businesses; Roger Krone Quoted

Roger Krone Chairman, CEO of Leidos

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has finalized its acquisition of security detection and automation businesses of L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) for approximately $1B in cash. Jim Moos, president of Leidos’ civil group, will oversee the acquired businesses, which operate with over 1,200 employees combined and provide automated tray return systems, airport screening products and other industrial automation platforms to customers in the government, critical infrastructure, transportation and aviation markets, Leidos said Monday.

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Siemens Names Bettenhausen SVP of U.S. R&D; Eric Spiegel Comments

Siemens has promoted Kurt D. Bettenhausen to senior vice president of the company’s U.S. research and development division. Bettenhausen previously worked in the company’s industrial automation business unit,  with engineering and consulting responsibilities. Prior to that, he held senior positions in marketing, sales and product management at Axivia, which Siemens added to its automation and drives group in 2000. …

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