bibliography
NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

General Dynamics

COMPANY

Defense contractor, founded 1899 as Electric Boat, renamed in 1952. Acquired Convair (merged 1954), Chrysler Combat Systems (purchased 1982), Bath Iron Works (purchased 1995), Gulfstream Aerospace (purchased 2001) and National Steel and Shipbuilding (purchased 1998.) Formerly GD owned Cessna, but sold that division in 1992 to Textron.

Official Website:
http://www.gendyn.com/

Ticker:
NYSE:GD

Corporate headquarters:
Falls Church, VA

Sales:
$16.6B (2003)

Employees:
67,600 (2003)

EXECUTIVES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nicholas D. Chabraja
Business
6-Nov-1942   CEO of General Dynamics
Lester Crown
Business
7-Jun-1925   CEO of Henry Crown & Co.
Kenneth C. Dahlberg
Business
c. 1945   CEO of SAIC
Gordon R. England
Government
15-Sep-1937   US Deputy Secretary of Defense
Dain M. Hancock
Business
c. 1942   EVP at Lockheed Martin, 2000-05
William J. Haynes II
Government
30-Mar-1958   DOD General Counsel, 2001-08
Charles F. Kettering
Engineer
29-Aug-1876 25-Nov-1958 Invented the electric starter
Michael J. Mancuso
Business
c. 1943   CFO of General Dynamics, 1994-2006
James R. Mellor
Business
c. 1930   CEO of General Dynamics, 1994-97
Phebe N. Novakovic
Business
c. 1958   EVP at General Dynamics
Walter M. Oliver
Business
c. 1945   Senior VP at General Dynamics
John K. Welch
Business
c. 1951   CEO of USEC
Michael W. Wynne
Government
4-Sep-1944   US Secretary of the Air Force, 2005-08

CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nicholas D. Chabraja
Business
6-Nov-1942   CEO of General Dynamics
James S. Crown
Business
25-Jun-1953   Henry Crown and Company
William P. Fricks
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Newport News Shipbuilding, 1995-2001
Charles H. Goodman
Business
c. 1934   Vice Chairman of Henry Crown & Co.
Jay L. Johnson
Military
5-Jun-1946   US Chief of Naval Operations, 1996-2000
George A. Joulwan
Military
16-Nov-1939   Supreme Allied Commander, 1993-97
Paul G. Kaminski
Military
16-Sep-1942   CEO of Technovation, Inc.
John M. Keane
Military
1-Feb-1943   US Army Vice Chief of Staff, 1999-2003
Deborah J. Lucas
Educator
c. 1958   Finance Professor at Northwestern
Lester L. Lyles
Military
20-Apr-1946   Commander, USAF Materiel Command, 2000-03
Carl E. Mundy, Jr.
Military
16-Jul-1935   USMC Commandant, 1991-95
J. Christopher Reyes
Business
c. 1954   Reyes Holdings LLC
Robert Walmsley
Military
1-Feb-1941   Retired Royal Navy Admiral

PAST BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Armitage
Government
26-Apr-1945   US Deputy Secretary of State, 2001-05
Frank Carlucci
Government
18-Oct-1930   US Secretary of Defense, 1987-89
William J. Crowe, Jr.
Government
2-Jan-1925 18-Oct-2007 US Navy Admiral
Lester Crown
Business
7-Jun-1925   CEO of Henry Crown & Co.
Robert F. Ellsworth
Politician
11-Jun-1926 9-May-2011 Congressman from Kansas, 1961-67
James R. Mellor
Business
c. 1930   CEO of General Dynamics, 1994-97
Carlisle Trost
Military
24-Apr-1930   Chief of Naval Operations, 1986-90

EMPLOYMENT

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lincoln Chafee
Politician
26-Mar-1953   Governor of Rhode Island
Joseph T. Doyle
Business
c. 1947   CFO of Foster Wheeler, 2002-03
Stephen Hardis
Business
1935   CEO of Eaton, 1995-2000
Bruce Herschensohn
Activist
10-Sep-1932   Conservative activist
Olden Lee
Business
c. 1942   Long-time Pepsi executive
Thomas G. Pownall
Business
20-Jan-1922 24-Jun-2005 CEO of Martin-Marietta, 1982-88
Joe B. Wyatt
Educator
c. 1935   Chancellor of Vanderbilt University, 1982-2000
Alfred M. Zeien
Business
25-Feb-1930   CEO of Gillette, 1991-99

EXTRANEOUS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gordon O'Connor
Politician
18-May-1939   Canadian Minister of Defence
Michael Ussery
Diplomat
20-Jan-1951   US Ambassador to Morocco, 1989-92


Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2012 Soylent Communications

NNDB MAPPER


Governors by State


Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


Bibliographies

NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.