Marillyn A. Hewson
Executive Chairman of the Board, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Director Since: January 2021
Independent: YesChevron Committees: Audit (audit committee financial expert)
Current Public Company Directorships: Johnson & Johnson; Lockheed Martin Corporation
Ms. Hewson has served, since June 2020, as Executive Chairman of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a security and aerospace company principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. She served as Lockheed Martin’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2014 until June 2020 and held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2013 to December 2013. 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.
Other Directorships and Memberships: Catalyst (Chair); USO; Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, University of Alabama Board of Visitors; University of Alabama’s President’s Cabinet
Skills and Qualifications
Business Leadership / Operations: Executive Chairman of Fortune 100 company. Thirty-eight-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 Corporation, oversaw initiatives for energy and environmental stewardship, including Go Green, carbon and energy reduction, water 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: Current Chairman and former President and CEO of Fortune 100 company. More than three decades of financial responsibility and experience at Lockheed Martin Corporation.
Global Business / International Affairs: Current Chairman and former 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. 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 to 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.
Science / Technology / Engineering: Served in a variety of senior management and executive positions at Lockheed Martin Corporation, 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 Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.