Roger Rose Appointed Chief Executive - Lockheed Martin India For Lockheed Martin Global, Inc.
Bethesda, MD, 08/11/2009 -- Roger Rose has been named Chief Executive - Lockheed Martin India, with responsibility for coordinating the Corporation's relationship and ongoing program execution in India.
Rose succeeds Douglas Hartwick who led the Corporation's New Delhi office through the creation of Lockheed Martin India Private Limited and helped explore potential opportunities in all aspects of cooperation with the Indian government and corporate partners. Hartwick has been appointed as Special Advisor to the Corporation's International Business Development team with a focus on strategic alignment to address the Indian government's evolving global security needs.
"Lockheed Martin approaches the Indian market with a solid commitment and a dedicated in-country presence with our office in New Delhi," said Lockheed Martin Vice President of Corporate International Business Development, Pat Dewar. "Roger brings a wealth of program execution experience to his new position and he will continue to expand on the solid foundation that Doug has provided through the stand-up of Lockheed Martin India Private Limited. Roger's appointment will ensure our valued relationship with the Indian government is fully supported for the long-term."
In his prior assignment, Rose led the Corporation's Electronic Systems business efforts to bring the latest in naval surface and submarine combat systems, ocean exploration, and alternative energy solutions to the Indian marketplace. He is a retired career U.S. Naval Officer in the Submarine Service and has more than 10-years of hands-on international business and policy experience, including a posting as the U.S. Naval Attaché to Israel, and frequent travel to South Asia over the past six years.
A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering, Rose also holds a Master's Degree in Physics from the University of Washington.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a global security company that employs about 146,000 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 2008 sales of $42.7 billion.