Dr. Mark Hewitt, formerly executive vice president and chief strategy officer at QinetiQ North America, has been appointed VP of strategy for Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] Information Systems & Global Solutions business.
In his new role, Hewitt will oversee the development and management of the IS&GS business’ strategic planning process as well as competitive intelligence services and market analysis, Lockheed said Monday.
“Strategic positioning and effectively managing competitive intelligence are critical to the success of any business, especially in today’s challenging market, ” said Gerry Fasano, vice president of strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin IS&GS.
“Dr. Hewitt’s extensive executive experience will provide us with great advantage as we continue to identify growth opportunities and ways to maintain our competitive edge, ” Fasano added.
Prior to leading the corporate development and strategic investment groups as EVP and CSO at QinetiQ NA, Hewitt served as defense and intelligence programs lead at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Hewitt has also served in the Defense Department as deputy assistant secretary for Continuity and Crisis Management and special assistant to the assistant secretary of defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict.