` New Leader For Technology Business In UK & Europe

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New Leader For Technology Business In UK & Europe

London, May 19 2015 – Global technology company, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), has appointed a new vice president to lead its ICT business in the UK and Europe.

Justin Walker will serve as regional lead of the company’s Information Systems and Global Solutions (IS&GS) business, which provides innovative information technology and communications technology solutions to customers in the public sector, security and defence and transport and energy sectors.

Based in London and Farnborough, two of the 11 sites in the UK from where the business already operates, Justin’s role will be to help continue the growth of IS&GS into new markets.

A key focus for Lockheed Martin is increasing our presence in the United Kingdom and Europe by creating more jobs and winning more customers across a range of sectors. As a trusted leader in the industry, we are confident that Justin will be a key driver in strengthening our international presence,” said Roy Stevens, vice president of IS&GS Global Solutions business.

In his previous role, Justin served as the vice president of Services, Air Operations at Thales UK, a company where he had held a range of increasingly senior leadership positions over a number of years.

On his appointment as Vice President of IS&GS for UK and Europe, Justin Walker said: “For Lockheed Martin to maintain its position as a leading provider of Information and Communication Technologies, cyber, airport, air traffic management and command and control solutions, it is important to identify and maximise business opportunities and I am looking forward to leading the team to great success.

Lockheed Martin UK, headquartered in London, is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company. Lockheed Martin UK specialises in the development, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The company employs more than 3,000 people in the UK across 21 sites, working on a wide range of major programmes spanning the aerospace, defence and civil sectors.

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