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  • Title
    CEO and Chairman
  • Affiliation
    General Dynamics
  • Age
    58

Since taking the helm at ­General Dynamics in 2013, Novakovic, a former CIA ­officer, has not only brought the defense contractor out of the red but also posted record profits of $3 billion in 2015, up 17% from the year before. General ­Dynamics’ stock price has more than doubled since she took over in 2013. Though its ­Gulfstream private-­jet ­business has flagged lately, the company has recently won major ­contracts with the U.S. Navy, as well as the governments of Denmark and the United Kingdom.

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Previous Rank10
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Company Financials (2015, or most recently completed fiscal year)

Revenues ($B)31.5
Profits ($B)2.97
Market Value as of 8/26/16 ($M)
46274