Phebe Novakovic

Brian Snyder—Reuters
  • Title
    Chairman and CEO
  • Affiliation
    General Dynamics
  • Age
  • 2020 Rank

Heading into 2021, analysts worried a Democratic administration would mean a hit to GD’s $38-billion-in-revenue business. But the company’s strengths have turned out to be well aligned with the Biden White House’s military priorities. Investors have taken notice, sending the stock up 44 % in the past year. The company is building the first Columbia-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine for the U.S. Navy.

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