Daniel J. Crowley Appointed President, Lockheed Martin Information Systems
BETHESDA, MD, 11-APR-03 -- Lockheed Martin Corporation today announced the appointment of Daniel J. Crowley as president of the company's Information Systems business, effective May 15. Crowley succeeds John Hallal, who is retiring from the Corporation. Crowley, currently vice president of business development and advanced programs for Lockheed Martin Space and Strategic Missiles, Sunnyvale, CA, joined the Corporation as a cooperative engineering student in 1983 and supported a variety of military and commercial aerospace programs in Austin, TX. He later moved to the corporate staff with assignments including technology planning and establishment of Lockheed Martin's Centers of Excellence. In 1996, Crowley became plant manager for Lockheed Martin Astronautics in San Diego, responsible for production of launch vehicle fuel tanks and other components, and later held director and vice president positions at Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems, where he was responsible for 12 geostationary telecommunications satellites and associated ground facilities. More recently, he was deputy program manager for special programs for the missiles and space business, and vice president and deputy program manager for the Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.
Dan Crowley brings to his new assignment two decades of solid technical, program and operational management experience across a wide array of operating company, business area and corporate staff assignments, said Robert B. Coutts, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin's Systems Integration business area. At Information Systems, he will lead a talented team to succeed in the dual challenges of maintaining leadership in the military simulation and training marketplace while concurrently expanding in high-growth adjacent market areas such as commercial training and biometric identification solutions.
Crowley earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in manufacturing systems engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He also received a master's degree in management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business as a 2000-2001 Lockheed Martin Sloan Fellow. He is a registered professional engineer in Texas and holds memberships in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the American Society for Quality Control.
Lockheed Martin Information Systems, based in Orlando, FL, is a leader in simulation and training solutions for global defense markets. With capabilities spanning the live, virtual and constructive training domains for flight, naval and ground systems applications, Information Systems provides total training solutions ranging from high fidelity virtual simulators to modern wargaming models and full-service schoolhouse operations.