Written By:

 David MEdwards B.S., M.B.A.

David’s Professional LinkedIn Profile can be viewed by clicking HERE.

On June 15 of the year 2020, The Lockheed Martin (L.M.) Corporation Announced a change the Helmsman on their primary webpage, which can be viewed, read, and seen by clicking HERE.

The previous Lockheed Martin (L.M) Captain (Board of Directors Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer [C.E.O.]) THE Marillyn A. Hewson Served and Demonstrated Unwaivering Steadfast Helmsmanship throughout her tenure in those Positions, Capacities, and Roles between January of the year 2014 and June of the year 2020.

The new Captain and Helmsman Conferred by the Lockheed Martin (L.M) Board of Directors is Jim D. Taiclet taking on the roles and responsibilities as both President and Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.).

Jim Taiclet Joins Lockheed Martin as Our New President and CEO

“On June 15, we welcomed Jim Taiclet as our new president and CEO. Jim succeeds Marillyn A. Hewson, who has served as chairman, president and CEO since 2014 and president and CEO since 2013. Jim is an experienced chief executive, military veteran and pilot and is widely regarded as one of America’s most successful CEOs. He will continue to serve as a member of the corporation’s board, which he joined in 2018. Marillyn is now executive chairman of the Lockheed Martin board of directors.”

Photograph of Lockheed Martin (L.M.) President, Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.), and CAPTAIN James “Jim” Taiclet Sourced from Lockheed Martin:

For the past couple of years serving on Lockheed Martin‘s board of directors, I’ve seen first-hand much of the Incredible work across this Corporation providing the tools for a strong national defense and advancing scientific progress. So when I was asked to become president and CEO, it was a Call-To-Service that I had to answer. – Jim Taiclet, President and CEO.”

Captain Jim D. Taiclet‘s Lockheed Martin Corporation Professional Profile can be viewed by clicking HERE.

Verbatim Lockheed Martin (L.M.) Professional internet webpage for CAPTAIN Taiclet:

Director since January 2018

James D. Taiclet is president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation. He was previously chairman, president and chief executive officer of American Tower Corporation from February 2004 until March 2020 and executive chairman from March 2020 to May 2020. He was appointed American Tower’s president and chief operating officer in September 2001; named chief executive officer in October 2003; and selected as chairman of the board in February 2004.

Previously, Mr. Taiclet served as president of Honeywell Aerospace Services, a unit of Honeywell International from March 1999 to September 2001; as vice president, Engine Services at Pratt & Whitney from March 1996 to March 1999; and as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, specializing in telecommunications and aerospace strategy and operations from July 1991 to February 1996. He began his career as a United States Air Force officer and pilot.”

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