Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received from the Federal Trade Commission a second request for additional information as FTC continues to review its proposed acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD). The latest request extends for another 30 days the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, Lockheed said Friday. In December, …Read More »
Michele Evans, most recently executive vice president of Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business area, passed away Friday at the age of 55. “Throughout her career, Michele led some of the most important programs that ensure the security of our nation and its allies and help make our world a safer place,” Lockheed President and CEO James Taiclet said in a statement Saturday.Read More »
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has agreed to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) for approximately $4.4B in a move to expand its capabilities in the areas of hypersonics, space exploration, integrated air and missile defense and tactical missiles. The deal is expected to conclude in the second half of 2021, subject to approval by Aerojet Rocketdyne’s stockholders, regulatory clearances and other customary closing conditions.Read More »
James Taiclet, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has said the company has expedited payments to 10K suppliers that include 5.9K U.S. small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic and estimated that accelerated supply chain invoices will reach more than $1B by the end of this year.Read More »
James Taiclet, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), said the company has accelerated more than $1.1B in progress payments it has received from the Department of Defense to its suppliers to support the defense industrial base and national security efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More »
Yvonne Hodge, vice president of business innovation transformation and enterprise excellence at Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) space business, will assume the role of senior VP of enterprise business transformation on June 15. Hodge will report to James Taiclet, the incoming president and CEO of Lockheed, and oversee the company’s enterprise information technology, enterprise transformation and digital transformation teams as well as the development and implementation of strategies and cross-functional platforms, Lockheed said Wednesday.
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James Taiclet, a board member at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been elected by the board of directors to succeed Marillyn Hewson as president and CEO, effective June 15. Hewson, who has served as president and CEO since 2013 and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, will transition to the role of executive chairman of the board by mid-June, Lockheed said Monday.Read More »