BAE Systems (BA)

About BAE Systems (BA)

Company Description:

BAE Systems plc is a global defense, aerospace, and security company. It primarily delivers a wide range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services.

The company operates through various segments, including Electronic Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, Platforms & Services (UK), Platforms & Services (US), and Air.

BAE Systems was established on November 30, 1999, following the merger of British Aerospace (BAe) and Marconi Electronic Systems (MES). The company is headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

Main Product(s):

BAE Systems' products include cyber intelligence solutions, military and commercial electronic systems, and a wide range of land, sea, and air vehicles and systems.

Short History of BAE Systems plc:

November 1999 - BAE Systems was formed from the merger of British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems.

2000s - Expanded its US operations, acquiring companies like United Defense.

2010 - Sold its stake in Airbus.

2012 - Proposed merger with EADS, the parent company of Airbus, which was eventually called off.

2019 - Acquired the GPS business from Collins Aerospace and the Airborne Tactical Radios business from Raytheon.

Key Executives:

Name Title Pay Exercised Year Born
Dr. Charles Woodburn Group CEO & Executive Director 3.85M 325.12k 1971
Mr. Bradley Greve Group Finance Director & Executive Director 1.77M N/A 1968
Ms. Caitlin Hayden Group Communications Director 95k N/A N/A
Mr. Thomas Arseneault Executive Director 4.12M 1.28M 1964
Mr. Julian Cracknell Chief Technology & Information Officer N/A N/A N/A
Martin Cooper Investor Relations Director N/A N/A N/A
Mr. Ed Gelsthorpe Group General Counsel N/A N/A N/A
Neils Petersen Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President of Marketing Operations N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Tania Gandamihardja Group Human Resources Director N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Karin Hoeing Group ESG, Culture & Business Transformation Director N/A N/A N/A

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