Lockheed Martin A Global Security And Aerospace Company

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Purpose:

The purpose of this document is to provide you with information about Lockheed Martin and why we should consider working with them. This document will supply you with adequate information for your meeting with Lockheed Martin’s President and CEO, Marillyn Hewson.

CEO

Marillyn Hewson has been CEO of Lockheed Martin since January 2013. She has been on Lockheed’s Board of Directors since November 2012. In 2014, Forbes named her the 21st most powerful woman in the world. In 2015, she moved to 20th place (“The World’s”). Robert Stevens served as Lockheed’s CEO prior to Hewson, from August 2004 through December 2012.

What They Do:

“Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 112,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services” (“Who We Are”). Lockheed primarily provides services in the fields of aerospace, defense, information technology, space, and emerging technology.

Aside from global security, Lockheed Martin also researches climate change, space travel, nuclear fusion, and has recently turned its attention to discuss the future of health care technology. Lockheed also “announced a partnership this year with Illumina, a San Diego firm that builds genetic sequencing machines. The two are studying the human genome by analyzing data from large populations” (Jayakumar).

Lockheed Martin is also…
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