Each year, the Post’s Capital Business ranks the firms and organizations that power the local economy. Here, we look at the organizations that topped each segment of the list.
Top public company: Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin topped the list of public companies because its revenue for fiscal year 2011, $46.5 billion, was higher than that of any other local publicly traded firm. The world’s largest defense contractor named a new chief executive to succeed Robert Stevens, only to shift gears after alleging Christopher E. Kubasik had a relationship with a subordinate. Marillyn A. Hewson, who was set to become president and chief operating officer, will now take over as CEO next year. The company took steps to prepare for a slowdown in defense spending and bought Utah company Procerus Technologies, which specializes in avionics for drones.Tami Chappell/Reuters