Bridget Lauderdale, Â vice president and general manager of aeronautics operations atÂ Lockheed MartinÂ (NYSE: LMT), will take a new role asÂ SVPÂ 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, Â 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, “Â said Marillyn Hewson, Â Lockheed chairman, president andÂ CEO.
The 25-year Lockheed veteran isÂ currently responsible for the firm’s engineering, production operations, supply chain management, information systems andÂ technology, quality andÂ mission success and sustainment operations.
She previously served as VPÂ and GMÂ for the F-16, F-2 and T-50 programsÂ and asÂ VP for F-22 product development.
Lauderdale is also member of the board of directors for AMMROC, a joint venture ofÂ Mubadala and Sikorsky.