Industry Chatter: David Melcher

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 5:16pm EDT

David F. Melcher, Chief Executive Officer and President, Exelis

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The defense contracting community is in a holding pattern because of the uncertainty generated by sequestration and the government shutdown. It's forcing some tough decisions on the business-planning process for fiscal 2014. David Melcher, chief executive officer and president of Exelis, joined Franicis Rose on Industry Chatter.