Association of the United States Army officials announced Sept. 6 that the AUSA Council of Trustees elected Marillyn A. Hewson to replace Christopher E. Kubasik, who resigned as a trustee and member of the council.
The election followed the unanimous selection made by the Nomination Committee whose members include Lt. Gen. Julius Becton, USA, Ret.; Maj. Gen. Patricia Hickerson, USA, Ret., and Gen. Dennis Reimer, USA, Ret.
Hewson is currently serving as executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s Electronic Systems Business Area.
Electronic Systems’ portfolio includes maritime systems, missile defense, platform integration, rotary wing systems, sensors, tactical missiles, unmanned systems, simulation and training, logistics, and energy.
It also manages the Sandia National Laboratories for the U.S. Department of Energy, and is part of an industry consortium that operates the Atomic Weapons Establishment in the United Kingdom.
Prior to assuming her current role, Hewson was president of Lockheed Martin Systems Integration in Owego, N.Y.
During her 28 years with Lockheed Martin, Hewson held several operational leadership positions including executive vice president of Global Sustainment for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics; president and general manager of Kelly Aviation Center, L.P., an affiliate of Lockheed Martin; and president of Lockheed Martin Logistics Services.
She also served in key corporate executive roles, including senior vice president of Corporate Shared Services, vice president of Global Supply Chain Management, and vice president of Corporate Internal Audit.
Hewson chairs the Sandia Corporation Board of Directors and serves on the board of directors of DuPont. She also is a member of the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration Board of Visitors. In 2010, Hewson was selected by Fortune magazine as one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business."