The new CEO of EADS North America is scouting for acquisition targets as part of a plan to grow the unit’s U.S. revenues eight-fold during the next decade. The European aerospace giant’s board has given a go-ahead to look at “a range of mid-cap market opportunities” across the defense, space and electronics sectors, CEO Sean O’Keefe told a roundtable of Aviation Week editors Nov. 23. He said he has the ability to close on a deal “pretty expeditiously.” EADS CEO Louis Gallois has set ...


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