LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Key Persons


Air Marshal

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Lockheed Martin Australia Board of Directors
  • Retired

Allan Hawke

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Non - Executive Director

Amanda Vanstone

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director

Amy Gowder

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Vice President and General Manager / Rotary and Missions

Chris Herring

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Lockheed Martin Australia Board of Directors
  • Vice President Special Programs

Chris Pettigrew

Job Titles:
  • Commercial Space
  • Satellite Ground Systems and Applications

Chris Ritchie

Job Titles:
  • Vice Admiral

Dan Norton

Job Titles:
  • Vice President Lockheed Martin Energy / Missiles and Fire Control

Dana Casey

Job Titles:
  • Executive Interviews

Erica Tierney

Job Titles:
  • Advanced Aeronautics / Skunk Works® Palmdale

Español Português

Job Titles:
  • Media Kit

Gary North

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Vice President Customer Requirements

Graham Lintott

Job Titles:
  • Managing Director - Strategy & Business Development

Jerry Szulinski

Job Titles:
  • Program Manager, ALEXANDER - New Zealand

Joe North - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive
Joe North will take up his appointment as the Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin Australia and New Zealand with effect 1 September 2019. Prior to this appointment, Joe North served as Vice President of Lockheed Martin's Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) Operations for Australia and New Zealand. Mr. North is an experienced program manager with a proven record of leading programs through meaningful change. In his most recent position, he was responsible for the execution and operational activities for all RMS contracts in Australia and New Zealand including future strategic planning. Mr. North began his Lockheed Martin career as a program liaison director for the AEGIS program. Over the past 30 years, he has provided an environment of innovation and entrepreneurship for employees, leading Lockheed Martin's effort to build the nation's first LCS, USS Freedom (LCS 1), which was delivered to the U.S. Navy in September 2008 and was deployed two years ahead of schedule. Mr. North continued to lead the Lockheed Martin LCS program, supporting new construction (15 ships), class services, sustainment and international efforts. In addition, Mr. North was responsible for the Launchers, Weapons and Control Systems business, which includes VLS, VLA and the control/automation systems for machinery and damage control. Mr. North also spent five years in Japan as the DDG 2313 class design and production manager. Prior to his industry career, Mr. North worked for Naval Sea Systems Command where he was the lead engineer for the DDG 51 Class weapon systems and topside integration. He was assigned to the NAVSEA DDG 51 Class Design Team and was a technical lead on the Source Selection Team, as well as a site engineer for the detail design and production start-up. Mr. North received a Bachelor of Science degree in bio-medical engineering from the Catholic University of America and coursework towards a Master of Science degree in aerospace and ocean engineering at the Virginia Tech University.

John Lopes

Job Titles:
  • Business Development

Kara Schoeffling

Job Titles:
  • Media Contact
  • Head of Communications Middle East

Ken Ross

Job Titles:
  • Executive Interviews

Mark Lewis

Job Titles:
  • Executive Interviews

Melissa Dalton


Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah

Job Titles:
  • Qatari Minister of State for Defense, Visits Lockheed Martin During DIMDEX.

Naval Combat


Rae Fulkerson

Job Titles:
  • Space Fence

Richard H. (Rick) Edwards

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin International

Samantha Kupersmith

Job Titles:
  • Advanced Technology Laboratories

Sharon Parsley

Job Titles:
  • Executive Interviews

Simon Brooks

Job Titles:
  • Media Contact

Small Unmanned Aircraft


Tim Cahill

Job Titles:
  • Senior Vice President of Lockheed Martin International
Tim Cahill is the senior vice president of Lockheed Martin International. Mr. Cahill is responsible for developing and executing strategies to grow the corporation's international business by strengthening customer relationships and industry partnerships in 70 countries. He also serves as the senior executive overseeing the corporation's business activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Most recently, Mr. Cahill served as the vice president of Integrated Air and Missile Defense, where he was responsible for program execution of the entire portfolio including, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) System, Patriot PAC-3 Missile, TLVS, and Falcon Ground Based Air Defense among others. Since joining Lockheed Martin in 1995, Mr. Cahill has had positions of increasing responsibility including the vice president of Strategic and Missile Defense Systems and Engineering & Technology for Lockheed Martin Space. He also holds a patent for a modular spacecraft bus design. Mr. Cahill began his career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, managing the integration and launch of 20 military, NASA and classified spacecraft on Space Shuttle, Titan and Atlas launch vehicles. Mr. Cahill holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Business from Stanford University.