In this position, Disken will oversee all human resource functions and initiatives for the Corporation. This includes responsibility for recruiting and retention, professional leadership development, employee training, benefits, and diversity initiatives. Disken has served as acting Senior Vice President of Human Resources since January. He succeeds Ed Taft, who passed away last month.
Disken began his human resources career with RCA. As his career progressed, he served in numerous executive human resource leadership positions at the business and corporate level for Lockheed Martin heritage companies to include RCA, GE Aerospace and Martin Marietta. In 2003, Disken was named Human Resources Vice President for Lockheed Martin's Electronic Systems business area.
Disken is a graduate of Rutgers University, and served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin 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 2004 sales of $35.5 billion.
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