Lockheed Martin Appoints Marillyn Hewson President, Lockheed Martin Systems Integration-Owego

BETHESDA, Md. , Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) today announced the appointment of Marillyn A. Hewson as president of Lockheed Martin Systems Integration-Owego, effective September 1, 2008 . She succeeds Frank C. Meyer , who will retire from the Corporation in early 2009 following a 39-year career.

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Lockheed Martin Systems Integration-Owego is a leader in providing advanced technology products, services and systems integration solutions to defense, civil and commercial customers worldwide. Principal capabilities include helicopter systems integration, fixed- and rotary-wing modernization and sustainment, ground vehicles and distribution technologies. With major facilities in Owego, NY ; Patuxent River, MD ; and the United Kingdom , the business employs approximately 4,000 individuals.

"With her strong operational focus, orientation toward action and results, proven track record in domestic and international pursuits and diverse experience within Lockheed Martin, Marillyn Hewson is superbly qualified to lead our talented Owego team to perform at new levels," said Christopher E. Kubasik , executive vice president of Lockheed Martin's Electronic Systems business area.

Hewson, 54, currently is an executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth, TX. She joined Lockheed Martin in 1983 and advanced through a series of leadership positions in two of the Corporation's four business areas and led several major functions at the corporate headquarters. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in economics from the University of Alabama, and currently serves on the university's board of advisors for the College of Commerce and Business.

Headquartered in Bethesda, MD , Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2007 sales of $41.9 billion.

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