EADS has picked former NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe as the new CEO of its North American unit, turning to a veteran Washington insider to continue the company’s expansion into the large U.S. defense and space market. Ralph Crosby, who has run EADS North America since it was founded in 2002, will stay on as nonexecutive chairman and continue to lead the European aerospace giant’s bid with Northrop Grumman for the U.S. Air Force’s $35 billion refueling tanker replacement contract. The ...


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