June Shrewsbury to Lead F-16 Program at Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin recently named June R. Shrewsbury to the position of vice president, F-16 programs.

Shrewsbury is responsible for the strategy, guidance and direction of all F-16 related business, which encompasses activities with 24 countries. Approximately 5,000 employees work on F-16 programs at Lockheed Martin.

"June is an outstanding leader with exceptional people skills and a record of ensuring high customer satisfaction," said Dain M. Hancock, president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. "Her leadership will ensure solid performance as we execute current F-16 programs, add new orders in the future and evolve F-16 customer relationships as a bridge to the next-generation Joint Strike Fighter."

Shrewsbury served as vice president of strategic airlift programs at Lockheed Martin's site in Marietta, Ga., beginning in August 2001. In that position she was in charge of major upgrade programs for the C-5 Galaxy, as well as on-going sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force's fleets of C-5 and C-141 strategic airlifters.

An 18-year Lockheed Martin employee, Shrewsbury started her career with the company in Ontario, Calif., as a supervisor in facilities engineering. She progressed through other leadership roles with increasing responsibility, including program manager for Modification Programs and for the A-4 Avionics Modernization Program in Palmdale, Calif. Before being named VP-Strategic Airlift, she served as director of C-130 Modifications and Sustainment at Marietta.

She graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. She also holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College. Recently she was recognized by Business to Business magazine as one of the most successful and influential women in the Atlanta area. She has won two NOVA awards, the highest awards presented by Lockheed Martin Corporation.

The F-16 is the choice of 24 countries. More than 4,000 aircraft have been delivered worldwide from assembly lines in five countries. The F-16 program has been characterized by unprecedented international cooperation among governments, air forces and aerospace industries. Major upgrades to all F-16 versions are being incorporated to keep the fleet modern and fully supportable over the aircraft's long service life.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., a business area of Lockheed Martin, is a leader in the design, research and development, systems integration, production and support of advanced military aircraft and related technologies. Its customers include the military services of the United States and allied countries throughout the world. Products include the F-16, F/A-22, F-35 JSF, F-117, C-5, C-130, C-130J, P-3, S-3 and U-2. The company produces major components for the F-2 fighter, and is a co-developer of the C-27J tactical transport and T-50 advanced jet trainer.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin Corp. employs about 130,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2003 sales of $31.8 billion.

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