Bridget Lauderdale, vice president and general manager of aeronautics operations at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will take a new role as SVP for corporate strategy and business development and a corporate officer of the company.
Lauderdale will start in her new position on Jan. 1, 2015 and be responsible for new business capture and development functions, Lockheed said Monday.
“I’m confident that Bridget’s commitment to meeting our customers’ expectations and her leadership in establishing global partnerships will help position us for growth in our core and international markets, ” said Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed chairman, president and CEO.
The 25-year Lockheed veteran is currently responsible for the firm’s engineering, production operations, supply chain management, information systems and technology, quality and mission success and sustainment operations.
She previously served as VP and GM for the F-16, F-2 and T-50 programs and as VP for F-22 product development.
Lauderdale is also member of the board of directors for AMMROC, a joint venture of Mubadala and Sikorsky.