BETHESDA, Md., -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has appointed Robert Mullins senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Business Development and a corporate officer. Mullins succeeds Stephanie Hill, who has been appointed deputy executive vice president, Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS). Both appointments are effective October 8, 2018.
"Rob is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years of experience in aerospace and defense strategy and business development," said Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn A. Hewson. "I'm confident that his deep understanding of our industry and the dynamic global security environment will ensure that we remain aligned with our global customer priorities and are positioned for continued business growth."
In his new role, Mullins will be responsible for leading global strategy and the corporate business development team. Mullins joined Lockheed Martin in March 2018 and is currently vice president, Strategy and Business Development for Lockheed Martin Space. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, he served as executive vice president, Corporate Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions at Cobham plc, a United Kingdom-based aerospace and defense company. Previously, Mullins was senior vice president, Corporate Strategy, for Alliant Techsystems (ATK) and held a variety of leadership roles with Northrop Grumman. While working at the RAND Corporation, Mullins completed a two-year assignment to the Department of Defense as special assistant to the deputy chief of staff, Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force.
Mullins holds a Bachelor of Arts in government from Franklin & Marshall College, a Master of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and a Doctor of Philosophy from King's College, University of London.
In her new role, Hill will be responsible for all RMS program execution and all RMS Lines of Business will report to her – including Sikorsky; Integrated Warfare Systems and Sensors; Training and Logistic Solutions; and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C6ISR).
"Stephanie brings a wealth of experiences and strong program execution from her more than 30-year career with Lockheed Martin," said Dale P. Bennett, executive vice president, Rotary and Mission Systems of Lockheed Martin. "Together we will remain focused on executing our business area strategy and meeting our commitments to customers, employees and shareholders."
Since joining Lockheed Martin in 1987 as a software engineer, Hill has held business and functional leadership positions of increasing responsibility in two of the company's business areas and corporate, including vice president and general manager of Cyber, Ships & Advanced Technologies; vice president and general manager of Information Systems & Global Solutions Civil business; and vice president of Corporate Internal Audit. She has deep expertise working with the company's international customers and with nearly every aspect of the U.S. federal government, including all branches of the military and most civil agencies. Hill also led Lockheed Martin's commercial cyber security and energy businesses.
Hill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and economics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She is a member of the board of directors of S&P Global and Project Lead the Way, a national K-12 STEM education non-profit. Hill also serves on the Board of Visitors for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. This year the company received three Edison Awards for ground-breaking innovations in autonomy, satellite technology and directed energy.