Australian operations are headed by a Chief Executive who reports to a Board of Directors comprising both Australian and US-based executives.

 

Scott Thompson
Scott Thompson
Interim Chief Executive
Lockheed Martin Australia & New Zealand

Interim Chief Executive

Scott Thompson is the interim Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA).

Scott joined Lockheed Martin in the United States in 2004 as the Logistics Manager for Aegis Lifetime Support providing holistic sustainment arrangements for the United States Navy’s fleet of Aegis cruisers and destroyers. He worked in this capacity until late 2007 when he returned to Australia on another Aegis related assignment. In 2009 his role expanded when he was appointed as the lead for all Maritime Logistics activities in Australia. In 2010 he assumed the responsibilities of the Deputy Director Strategy and Business Development where he was principally focused on business growth coordination, resource allocation and strategic planning.

In March 2016, Scott was appointed Director Strategic Engagement for Lockheed Martin Australia, responsible for leading the development and implementation of Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive Australian business growth strategy and working in partnership with the corporations four principle Business Areas to provide support and coordination of domestic keep sold and enterprise business growth activities.

Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Scott served as a Supply Officer in the Royal Australian Navy for 20 years. During his naval career he enjoyed a variety of ashore and afloat postings, principally in the logistics domain. Career highlights include postings to the United States and United Kingdom and a two year posting as the Supply Officer of the HMAS BRISBANE.

Scott is the Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce – Defence & National Security Committee and serves on the ATMS Partnering Board with the Australian Rail Track Corporation.


Board of Directors

Rick Edwards
Richard H. (Rick) Edwards
Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin International
Amy Gowder
Amy Gowder
Vice President and General Manager
Rotary and Missions Systems, Training and Logistics Solutions
Allan Hawke
Allan Hawke
Non-executive Director
Lockheed Martin Australia Board of Directors
Gary North
Gary North
Vice President Customer Requirements
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Dan Norton
Dan Norton
Vice President Strategy and Business Development
Missiles and Fire Control
Chris Ritchie
Vice Admiral Chris Ritchie AO, RAN (Rtd)
Non-Executive Director
Lockheed Martin Australia Board of Directors
Geoff Brown
Air Marshal (Retired) Geoff Brown AO
Non-Executive Director
Lockheed Martin Australia Board of Directors
Chris Herring
Chris Herring
Vice President Special Programs
Lockheed Martin Space

Amanda Vanstone
Amanda Vanstone 
Non-executive Director
Lockheed Martin Australia Board of Directors

New Zealand

Graham Lintott
Graham Lintott
Managing Director - Strategy & Business Development
Lockheed Martin New Zealand
Jerry Szulinski
Jerry Szulinski
Program Manager, ALEXANDER - New Zealand
Lockheed Martin Rotary & Mission Systems