Mandatory Credit: Photo by MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA/REX/Shutterstock (8433287ad) Michael Dell and Phebe Novakovic Donald Trump meets with manufacturing executives, Washington DC, USA - 23 Feb 2017 CEO of Dell Michael Dell (L) and CEO of General Dynamics Phebe Novakovic (R) arrive before the start of a meeting hosted by US President Donald J. Trump (not pictured) with CEOs of manufacturing companies, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 23 February 2017.Michael Reynolds — EPA/REX/Shutterstock
- TitleChairman and CEO
- AffiliationGeneral Dynamics
Novakovic won a steady stream of contracts this year, including a $5 billion agreement to build the latest class of nuclear-armed submarines. But with the Pentagon poised to boost broader defense spending, General Dynamics is also looking beyond hardware for growth. The company did its biggest M&A deal ever in 2018, acquiring IT services firm CSRA for $9.6 billion—which, combined with GD’s existing business, makes the company the nation’s second-largest IT contractor.
Company Financials (2017, or most recently completed fiscal year)
|Market Value as of 09/18/18 ($M)||60,622.1|