Lockheed Martin Australia Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

CANBERRA, Australia, April 2, 2013 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has announced the appointment of three new members to its Lockheed Martin Australia board of directors. The appointments are part of the company’s international growth strategy and continued commitment to Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region.

The new board members include Gary North, vice president for customer requirements, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics; Dale P. Bennett, executive vice president, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training (MST); and Sondra Barbour, executive vice president, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS).

North joins the board from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics where his primary responsibility is ensuring Lockheed Martin fulfills U.S. government and international F-35 program customer requirements. He is also responsible for ensuring that all needs and requirements are met for

F-35 industrial partners around the world.

Bennett joins the board from MST where he oversees the execution of programs for the U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy.  In addition, Bennett also oversees Lockheed Martin’s military and commercial training systems offerings, including those being developed for the F-35 Lightning II.

Barbour joins the board from IS&GS, where she leads a team that provides integrated information technology solutions, systems and services to support civil, defense, intelligence and other government customers in all 50 U.S. states and 20 countries around the world.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation’s net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.