Marillyn Hewson

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Marillyn Hewson
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Marillyn Hewson in 2014
Born 1954
Junction City, Kansas
Education University of Alabama
Occupation Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin

Marillyn A. Hewson (born c. 1954) is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin.[1] In 2014, she was named the 21st most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.[2]

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Early life[edit]

Hewson was born in Junction City, Kansas. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and her Master of Arts degree in economics from the University of Alabama. She also attended the Columbia Business School and Harvard Business School executive development programs.[3]

Career[edit]

Hewson joined Lockheed Martin in 1983. She has held a variety of increasingly responsible executive positions with the company, including President and Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin’s Electronic Systems business area. On November 9, 2012 she was elected to Lockheed Martin’s Board of Directors.[3] She has been the CEO since January 2013.[4][5] She also serves on the Board of directors for Sandia National Laboratories and DuPont.

In 2010, 2011, and 2012 she was named by Fortune magazine as one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business".[6] She was named the 21st most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2014.[2]

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