Marillyn A. Hewson
Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer,
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Director since January 2021
Chevron Committees: Audit (audit committee financial expert)
Current Public Company Directorships: Johnson & Johnson
Ms. Hewson served as Chairman of Lockheed Martin Corporation (“Lockheed Martin”), a security and aerospace company principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services, from January 2014 to March 2021. Serving as Executive Chairman from June 2020 to March 2021 and President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2013 to June 2020. Ms. Hewson joined Lockheed Martin in 1983 as an industrial engineer and has held leadership positions across Lockheed Martin, including President and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin’s Electronic Systems business area.
Prior Public Company Directorships (within last five years): DuPont, DowDuPont Inc.; Lockheed Martin Corporation
Other Directorships and Memberships: Business Council; Council of Chief Executives; Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, University of Alabama Board of Visitors; Nexii Building Solutions; Trilateral Commission; University of Alabama’s President’s Cabinet
Skills and qualifications
Business Leadership/Operations: Served six years as Chairman, President, and CEO of Fortune 100 company. Thirty-nine-year career with Lockheed Martin included numerous senior management and executive positions, including over seven years as President and CEO.
Environmental Affairs: As Chairman, CEO, and President of Lockheed Martin, oversaw initiatives for energy and environmental stewardship, including Go Green, carbon and energy reduction, and water use reduction, and partnered with the United States Department of Energy’s Better Plants Program, and the Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program and Green Power Partnerships.
Finance: Former Chairman, President, and CEO of Fortune 100 company. More than three decades of financial responsibility and experience at Lockheed Martin.
Global Business/International Affairs: Former Chairman, President and CEO of Fortune 100 company with extensive international operations. Served on the Board of Trustees for the King Abdullah University Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia and Khalifa University in the United Arab Emirates. Served on the Atlantic Council International Advisory Board from 2014- June 2021. Served on the US-India CEO Forum in 2020, and as co-vice chair of the US UAE Business Council until 2020. Current and former director of companies with international operations.
Government/Regulatory/Public Policy: At Lockheed Martin, a government contractor, oversaw development and production of military and rotary-wing aircraft for all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operations. Serves on the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board. Appointed by the President of the United States to the President’s Export Council.
Leading Business Transformation: As Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin, led large complex global organization that is in continuing transformation and adaptation, with customers facing technology and geopolitical disruption every day. Led largescale portfolio rebalancing to shift away from commodity IT support and enter rotary wing business with acquisition of Sikorsky. Led digital transformation in product and internal operations. Honored with Edison Achievement Award for leadership in technology innovation (2013) and Eisenhower Award for Innovation by Business Council for International Understanding (2015).
Science/Technology/Engineering: Served in a variety of senior management and executive positions at Lockheed Martin, a leading aerospace and advanced technology company, which positions required expertise in engineering and technology. Former director of DowDuPont, a global chemical company, and Chair of Sandia National Laboratories, one of three National Nuclear Security Administration research and development laboratories in the United States. Former Chair of the Aerospace Industries Association, Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Updated: April 2022