January 13, 1992 |
The Persian Gulf War is almost a distant memory now, even within a defense industry that reveled in the success of its weapons and received a sorely needed boost to its collective morale. After the smoke cleared, however, there was precious little new business. And instead of ticker-tape parades for the engineers and aircraft mechanics who produced the weapons used so effectively against the Iraqi forces, there were pink slips.
December 30, 1991 |
Donald R. Beall, a Corona del Mar resident and the top executive of an $11.9-billion company, no longer needs to take a helicopter to work. After moving its headquarters from El Segundo to Seal Beach last week, Rockwell surpassed Fluor Corp. as Orange County's biggest company. Despite a gloomy, short-term outlook, Beall expects the diversified technology company's revenue to grow at an average annual rate of 7%, including 2% a year in defense, through 1996.
March 13, 1990 |
Rockwell International Chairman and Chief Executive Donald R. Beall has been elected to a new seat on the board of directors of Times Mirror Co. The addition of Beall increases the size of the board to 17 members. Beall, the only Times Mirror outside director who heads a major manufacturing firm, will stand for election by shareholders to a full three-year term at the Times Mirror annual meeting May 3.
September 9, 1988 |
Rockwell International said Thursday that it plans to sell its Measurement & Flow Control division, a move that analysts said signals Rockwell Chairman Donald R. Beall's first effort to set a new strategic course for the big conglomerate. Analysts said the division, which produces meters and valves for utilities and industry, is likely to sell for more than $400 million.
February 11, 1988 |
Rockwell International President Donald R. Beall was elected chairman and chief executive of the firm Wednesday, as expected, and quickly launched a spirited attack on a recent government criminal indictment against the aerospace firm for alleged improper charging on contracts.