September 26, 1992 |
To monitor business' pulse on politics, The Times will present Southland executives' and business owners' opinions about the presidential election. This is the first in a series of snapshots. Name: Joseph F. Alibrandi Company: Whittaker Corp. Position: Chairman and chief executive Registration: Republican Q. Who are you going to vote for? A. George Bush Q. Why? A.
October 4, 1994 |
Whittaker Corp., seeking to reduce its reliance on defense spending and further develop its commercial businesses, said Monday that Joseph F. Alibrandi will relinquish his post as chief executive in order to focus on long-term strategy. Thomas A. Brancati, 58, now the Los Angeles-based company's president and chief operating officer, will assume the chief executive post Jan. 1.
December 29, 1985
Joseph F. Alibrandi has been elected chairman of Whittaker Corp., a position that has been vacant since the retirement of Eaton W. Ballard in 1982. Alibrandi, 56, will retain the title of chief executive. Alibrandi joined Whittaker in 1970 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He became president and chief executive in 1974.
June 10, 1986
The Los Angeles chemicals and health-care company did not disclose terms of the acquisition of REL Inc., a Boynton Beach, Fla., maker of electronic equipment and systems for the defense and communications industries. Whittaker Chairman Joseph F. Alibrandi said the acquisition of REL is consistent with Whittaker's growth strategy in the high-technology area.