Chris Kubasik

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Christopher E. Kubasik is the former President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Lockheed Martin Corporation. On November 9, 2012, Bob Stevens, Lockheed Martin Chairman and Chief Executive Officer asked for and received Chris Kubasik's resignation, as a result of an ethics investigation that confirmed Chris had a close, personal relationship with a subordinate employee. Chris was succeeded by Marillyn Hewson. [1]

He previously served as Lockheed Martin’s Executive Vice President of the Electronic Systems Business Area (ESBA) in 2008, Chief Financial Officer and, prior to that, Vice President and Controller, positions he had held since November 1999. In his CFO and Controller capacities, his team included tax, contracts, government finance, planning, accounting and reporting, international financial operations, financial shared services and independent cost estimating.

Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Kubasik was with Ernst & Young, LLP, in a variety of increasingly responsible positions. He was named a partner in 1996. Kubasik gained extensive experience serving a broad spectrum of government contracting and high technology companies.

Kubasik was born in Cheverly, Maryland, March 26, 1961. He earned his bachelor’s degree (Magna Cum Laude) in accounting from the University of Maryland’s School of Business in 1983. In 1997, he attended the Executive Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business. In 2004, he completed the Systems Acquisition Management Course for Flag Officers at the Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Kubasik serves on the Board of Trustees of The Marsico Investment Fund.

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