Linda Hudson, Three Lockheed Execs Included on Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business List

Linda Hudson

Linda Hudson, U.S. president and chief executive officer at BAE Systems, ranks 38 on Fortune magazine’s annual list of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business”.

Marillyn Hewson

The magazine highlighted Hudson’s leadership when BAE faced uncertainties in 2011, “as troops withdrew from Iraq and customers awaited news of military budgets.”Fortune also noted Hudson’s recent appointment to Bank of America’s board of directors.

A number of the women on the list are leaders in government contracting including future General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic at No. 16 and Oracle CFO Safra Cratz at No. 10.

Phebe Novakovic
Safra Cratz

Three Lockheed Martin executives made the list including No. 19  COO Marillyn Hewson, No. 31 EVP of Space Systems Joanne Maguire and No. 34 EVP of IS&GS Linda Gooden.

 

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