2004 Top 100

36: Thales Group
Top 100 Revenue: $205,264,000
Defense Revenue: $183,415,000
Civilian Revenue: $21,850,000
2003 Revenue: $12.6 billion
2003 Earnings: $133 million
2002 Revenue: N/A
2002 Earnings: N/A
Number of employees: 62,000
Headquarters: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Website: www.thalesgroup.com

Denis Ranque, chairman and CEO

Lawrence Cavaiola, president, Thales International North America

Ticker: THLEY
Lines of business: Network and communications security, payment and electronic transaction security, personal, document and site security and transportation and environmental security
Major customers: Navy and Defense Department
Major contracts/projects: Thales is working with Northrop Grumman and ADI to offer the Navy an integrated combat management system, including naval combat management, command and control, command support and integration for amphibious ships.