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: Council of Chief Executives; University of Alabama President’s Cabinet and Culverhouse School of Business Board of Visitors; Director for Nexii Building Solutions; Trilateral Commission; Council on Foreign Relations; American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Skills and qualifications
Business Leadership/Operations: Served over seven years as CEO of Fortune 100 company. Thirty-nine-year career with Lockheed Martin included numerous senior management and executive positions, including Chairman of the Board for seven years.
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. Currently serving as an Audit Committee member at Johnson & Johnson.
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 of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia and Khalifa University in the United Arab Emirates. Served on the Atlantic Council International Advisory Board from 2014- 2021. Served on the U.S.-India CEO Forum in 2020, and as co-vice chair of the U.S.- U.A.E. Business Council until 2020. Current and former director of companies with international operations. Recognized with the Atlantic Council Distinguished Business Leadership Award in 2015.
Government/Regulatory/Public Policy: At Lockheed Martin, a government contractor, oversaw development and production of military and rotary-wing aircraft, weapon systems, satellites and space systems, and other systems and services for all five branches of the U.S. armed forces, NASA, and intelligence agencies, as well as for governments and military services for international allies and partner countries. Served on the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board. Appointed by the President of the United States to the President’s Export Council. Appointed by the Vice President of the United States to the National Space Council User Advisory Group.
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 DuPont and DowDuPont, a global chemical company, and of Carpenter Technology, a specialty steel company, and Former 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, Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Updated: December 2023