Chandra McMahon Named Lockheed IS&GS Commercial Markets VP, Jim Connelly Appointed CISO

lockheed martinChandra McMahon, formerly chief information security officer at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been appointed vice president of commercial markets for the company’s information systems and global solutions unit.

The 25-year information technology veteran will lead the company’s cloud, cybersecurity, big data and mobility offerings for commercial clients, Lockheed said Wednesday.

Jim Connelly will succeed McMahon as CISO after previously serving as deputy CISO, where he led the company’s security intelligence centers and corporate network defense efforts.

Connelly will report to Denise Saiki, Lockheed chief information officer and vice president of enterprise business services.

As CISO, McMahon was responsible for information security strategy, policy, security engineering, operations and cyber threat detection and response.

She also developed and delivered products and services to clients in other information technology leadership roles.

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