Lisa Callahan, a 27-year veteran of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been appointed to serve as vice president of internal audit and as a corporate officer starting Dec. 1.
She currently serves as vice president and general manager for the undersea systems line of business within the mission systems and training business area, the company said Wednesday.
Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed president and CEO, said Callahan will focus on performance across the company’s enterprise in the new role.
The company’s board of directors selected Callahan to succeed Erich Sanchack as he will move into an unspecified new role with Lockheed.
Callahan has helped lead both domestic and programs in areas such as ballistic missile defense and virtual training systems, Lockheed says.