Lockheed Martin Corporation


Lockheed Martin Names Carmen Valentino Vice President of Production Operations
EAGAN, Minn.

Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems -- Tactical Systems, a division of Lockheed Martin Corporation , has named Carmen Valentino to the newly created position of vice president of Production Operations.

Valentino has extensive experience in manufacturing and supply management, and most recently was the deputy for Production and Life Cycle Programs and director of Production Programs for Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems -- Surface Systems in Moorestown, N.J.

"I am pleased to have Carmen join my executive team," said John McNellis, president, Tactical Systems. "He is committed to meeting the needs of our customers and helping us drive the continued success of the business."

Valentino will be responsible for managing each phase of the production process for Tactical Systems' products: operations program management, transition to production, supply management, quality and mission success assurance, and lifetime product support. He will also provide oversight for the Tactical Systems production facility in Clearwater, FL.

Valentino is a graduate of Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pa., with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global enterprise principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, and integration of advanced technology systems products and services. A leader in C4I, airborne surveillance systems integration, and the design, development, packaging, and production of ruggedized COTS-based computer systems, Tactical Systems is one of five major lines of business within the Lockheed Martin NE&SS business segment.

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SOURCE: Lockheed Martin Tactical Systems

CONTACT: Sheri Grone of Lockheed Martin Tactical Systems,
+1-651-456-2210, sheri.t.grone@lmco.com