Rob Weiss Appointed Executive Vice President Of Global Sustainment For Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
FORT WORTH, Texas, 11/04/2008 --
|Rob Weiss Appointed Executive Vice President, Global Sustainment|
He previously served as vice president of Business Development for Aeronautics since 2005. Weiss replaces Marillyn Hewson, who in September was named president of Lockheed Martin's Systems Integration Company in Owego, N.Y.
Developing our sustainment business is a strategic priority, said Ralph Heath, executive vice president, Lockheed Martin, and president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Our customers must know that we will stand by them and our products no matter what.
Weiss will drive sustainment strategies across all Aeronautics programs, ensuring the company has the core competencies required to meet customer expectations throughout the product lifecycle. His office will be at Aeronautics' headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.
Our experienced Global Sustainment team provides our customers the tools, technologies and support they need to conduct day-to-day worldwide operations and meet their national security objectives, Weiss said. Our actions, responsiveness and program performance demonstrate to our customers that we stand behind our products and are committed to helping them meet their toughest challenges, he said.
Lockheed Martin is a major supplier of logistics systems and lifetime support and performance-based logistics services to military and civil government customers. The corporation provides solutions for platform maintenance, modifications and repair, material readiness and distribution, and global supply chain command and control.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2007 sales of $41.9 billion.