Lockheed Martin has announced Michael Williamson as the new senior vice president of global business development and strategy.
“As we develop the 21st century security technologies and capabilities to ensure our customers remain ahead of ready, I can’t think of a better leader than Michael Williamson to grow our business worldwide and support our international priorities,” said Lockheed Martin Chief Operating Officer Frank St. John. “Michael is an accomplished leader and is an example of the deep bench of talent at our corporation.”
Williamson is currently vice president and general manager for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, where he leads operational excellence, a portfolio of products and business-enabling initiatives. He also provides strategic oversight of technical, cost and schedule performance execution for the MFC lines of business and enterprise performance.
“I’m so honored and pleased to be part of a great company and team during a unique time in history,” he said. “Our 21st Century Security offerings and portfolio will help our global customers deter future conflict and keep their citizens safe.”
Williamson joined the company in 2017 following a career as a lieutenant general with the U.S. Army.
He will replace Tim Cahill, who was appointed as the new executive vice president of the company’s MFC business area.