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Loren Thompson - BAE Systems, Third Biggest Global Military Contractor, Approaches Major Leadership Change

Loren Thompson - BAE Systems, Third Biggest Global Military Contractor, Approaches Major Leadership Change

On July 1, as Americans are preparing to celebrate Independence Day, a new chief executive will take over at Britain's biggest defense contractor.  Once viewed as a colonial oppressor, Britain is now America's oldest and most reliable ally.  BAE Systems, the enterprise that incoming CEO Charles Woodburn will manage, is the hub of Britain's military-industrial complex.