Linda Hudson, Fortune 50 Most Powerful Women, 2012

BAE Systems, Inc. President and CEO Linda Hudson is named in Fortune magazine’s annual list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. She ranks 38th on this year’s list.
The magazine cites the challenges Hudson confronts, leading a company that faced uncertainty in 2011 “as troops withdrew from Iraq and customers awaited news of military budgets.” It also notes her recent appointment to the Bank of America board of directors.
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