WOMEN CEO REPORT

- General Dynamics

Phebe N. Novakovic

General Dynamics

As Chair & CEO Of General Dynamics, Phebe N. Novakovic’s, main priority is to defend our nation’s national security interests. Under her guidance, General Dynamic has grown through securing multiple contracts and researching multiple pathways to enhance national security. She is committed to developing General Dynamics and defending U.S. national security. Prior to being named CEO of General Dynamics, she was General Dynamics’ executive vice president for the Marine Systems group, senior vice president of Planning and Development, and vice president of Strategic Planning. Before General Dynamics, Phebe served as the Special Assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense, worked for the Office of Management and Budget, served as an operations officer for the Central Intelligence Agency. She began her career as an analyst for the McLean Research Center. She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

Year appointed: 2013