This week, Lockheed Martin announced that Marillyn Hewson, current executive vice president for electronic systems will elevate to CEO on January 1, 2013.
She will succeed retiring chairman and CEO Bob Stevens.
“As board executive chairman, I will remain very active and involved in our company’s work, playing any role that would be of value, and I will do this throughout 2013,” Stevens said in the release.
The company has also named her president, chief operating officer and director, effective immediately, upon the resignation of Chris Kubasik from the company.
Her electronic systems division will reorganize into two seperate units at the end of this year.
Hewson joined the company in 1983 and has served as electronic systems EVP since January 2010 and also serves as chairman of Lockheed’s subsidiary Sandia Corp.
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