Lockheed Martin Appoints Two Key Communications Leaders

BETHESDA, Md., June 3, 2013 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] appointed Andrea Greenan Vice President of Communications for the Corporation’s Space Systems business area and Jessica Nielsen as Vice President of Communications for the Corporation’s Information Systems and Global Solutions division. Greenan and Nielsen will each report to Jennifer Whitlow, Vice President, Corporate Communications, and will oversee their respective business area’s strategic communications plans and campaigns.

Greenan, a seasoned communications leader with nearly 20 years of experience, joined Lockheed Martin in 2012 as the Corporate Engineering & Technology (CE&T) Communications Director.  She has also served as acting Vice President of Enterprise Communications and acting Vice President of Media Relations and International Communications. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Greenan worked in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, marketing, legal and government relations. She will succeed Jan Wrather, who recently announced plans to retire after a distinguished 35-year career with Lockheed Martin.

Nielsen joins Lockheed Martin with extensive strategic and international communications expertise in the defense and information technology industries. Before joining Lockheed Martin, she was Executive Director, Global Communications and Influencer Relations for Dell’s IT Services business, where she led a communications team focused on analyst relations, community affairs, media relations, social media, executive communications and employee engagement. Prior to Dell, Jessica held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility with BAE Systems, General Dynamics, Oracle Corp., and Ruder Finn Inc. 

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 118,000 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.