Lockheed Corp. names three company presidents.CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 1995--Lockheed Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Daniel M. Tellep Friday announced appointments of presidents at three major operating companies effective March 15.
Minoru (Sam) S. Araki, 63, currently executive vice president, Lockheed Missiles & Space Systems Group, will become president of Lockheed Missiles & Space Co. (LMSC LMSC LAN/MAN Standards Committee (IEEE)
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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a leading multinational aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta. Corp.'s Space and Missiles Sector. Succeeding Araki will be Mel R. Brashears, 49, vice president and assistant general manager, LMSC's Space Systems Division.
Dain M. Hancock, 53, currently vice president, F-16 programs, will become president of Lockheed Fort Worth Co., succeeding Gordon R. England who recently announced his retirement.
John S. McLellan, 53, executive vice president of Lockheed Aeronautical aer·o·nau·tic also aer·o·nau·ti·cal
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aero·nau Systems Co., will become president of that company, succeeding James (Micky) A. Blackwell Jr. who is president-designee of Lockheed Martin's Aeronautics Sector.
Araki, Hancock and McLellan also are elected corporate officers.
Stockholders of Lockheed and Martin Marietta Martin Marietta Corporation was founded in 1961 through the merger of The Martin Company and American-Marietta Corporation. The combined company became a leader in aggregates, cement, chemicals, aerospace, and electronics. Corp. are scheduled to vote on a merger of equals of the two companies March 15. The transaction will close immediately upon stockholder approval.
Lockheed Martin Corp. will be a highly diversified $23-billion advanced technology company with core businesses in defense, space, electronics, aeronautics, information systems, and energy and environmental services The various combinations of scientific, technical, and advisory activities (including modification processes, i.e., the influence of manmade and natural factors) required to acquire, produce, and supply information on the past, present, and future states of space, atmospheric, . It will have headquarters in Bethesda, Md. -0-
NOTE TO EDITORS: For more information, see accompanying biographies of Araki, Brashears, Hancock and McLellan. -0-
Minoru (Sam) Araki
Executive Vice President
Lockheed Missiles and Space Systems Group
Sam Araki became executive vice president of Lockheed's Missiles and Space Systems Group in October 1988. He had been president and general manager of Lockheed Missiles & Space Company's Space Systems Division (SSD See solid state disk. ) and was elected a vice president of Lockheed Corp. in March 1987. Previously he had served as vice president and assistant general manager of SSD since March 1985.
Araki joined Lockheed Missiles & Space Company in 1958 as a senior scientist. Subsequent promotions earned him positions as assistant chief engineer, development (1975); director, systems engineering, (1976); director, advanced systems, Space Systems Division, (1978); vice president, Space Systems Division, vice president and program manager of the division's Milstar programs, (1983).
Araki was born July 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Calif. He graduated from Stanford University Stanford University, at Stanford, Calif.; coeducational; chartered 1885, opened 1891 as Leland Stanford Junior Univ. (still the legal name). The original campus was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. David Starr Jordan was its first president. in 1954 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and earned his master's degree in the same discipline from the school the following year.
He completed the Lockheed Management Institute at the University of Santa Clara in 1969, the Business Administrative Executive Program at Columbia University in 1972 and the Lockheed Advanced Institute in 1980.
He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, Security Affairs Support Association Board of Directors, National Space Club Board of Governors, American Astronautical Society Formed in 1954, the American Astronautical Society (AAS) is the premier independent scientific and technical group in the United States exclusively dedicated to the advancement of space science and exploration. Fellow, National Aeronautic Association The National Aeronautic Association of the United States (NAA) is a member of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), the international standard setting and record-keeping body for aeronautics and astronautics. NAA is the record-keeper for United States aviation. , American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the professional society for the field of aerospace engineering. The AIAA was founded in 1963 from the merger of four earlier societies: the American Rocket Society (ARS), founded in 1930 as the , the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and the National Management Association. -0-
Mel R. Brashears
Vice President and Assistant General Manager
Space Systems Division
Lockheed Missiles & Space Co.
Mel R. Brashears was appointed vice president and general manager of LMSC's Space Systems Division (SSD) in March 1992.
Brashears is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia where he earned his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He has also attended several Lockheed management and executive institutes, the Management Institute from Penn State University, and the University of Michigan (body, education) University of Michigan - A large cosmopolitan university in the Midwest USA. Over 50000 students are enrolled at the University of Michigan's three campuses. The students come from 50 states and over 100 foreign countries. Executive Program.
Brashears joined LMSC in 1972 and has progressed through a succession of increasingly responsible and challenging assignments, holding positions as a project manager, project engineer and principal investigator on over two dozen high-technology research and development government contracts, including Skylab experiments.
In 1974, he became the Laser Doppier Velocimetry Velocimetry is the measurement of the velocity of fluids, as often used to solve fluid dynamics problems, or to study fluid networks, as well as in industrial and process control applications, or in the creation of new kinds of fluid flow sensors. Program Manager and held that position until 1979.
Subsequently, he was assigned to the Talon Gold Experiment and held a number of key position on that program, including chief systems engineer and program manager.
In 1985, he became program manager for the Boost Surveillance Tracking System Program. Subsequently, he was promoted to director and program manager of that program. In 1991, he became director of Advanced Space Programs in LMSC's Space Systems Division.
Brashears was born Nov. 11, 1945. He and his wife, Vicki, have two sons, Robert and Richard. Both are electrical engineering graduates from the University of California, Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. Commonly referred to as UC Berkeley, Berkeley and Cal and are employed at local Silicon Valley companies. -0-
Dain M. Hancock
Vice President F-16 Programs
Lockheed Forth Worth Company
Dain M. Hancock was named vice president F-16 programs at General Dynamics Fort Worth Division, now Lockheed Fort Worth Co. (LFWC), in August 1989. He was appointed a vice president of Lockheed Corp. in March 1993. He directs LFWC's domestic and international F-16 programs for the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and 17 international countries.
Hancock had served since May 1988 as president, program development with divisionwide responsibility for new business and planning-related functions. Prior to that, he had been vice president for F-16 international programs since March 1985.
He began his industrial career with General Dynamics in 1966 and has held various positions in research and engineering, program management and marketing. From 1975 through 1977, he had responsibility as project engineer for the development of the two-seat F-16B aircraft. In 1978, he was assigned as engineering manager for the F-16 Model Improvements activity, which culminated in the USAF formulation of the F-16 Multinational Staged Improvement Program. Hancock moved to the F-16 program office in 1980, where he assumed the position of director of the F-16C/D program.
Hancock was born Aug. 24, 1941, in Peekskill, N.Y. He holds a B.S. and M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University. -0-
John S. McLellan
Executive Vice President
Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Co.
John S. McLellan was named executive vice president of Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Co. and vice president of Lockheed Corp. in March 1994. Prior to this position, he was president of Lockheed Aircraft Service-Ontario since 1992.
McLellan also served as executive vice president of Lockheed Aircraft Service Co. from 1989 to 1992. He joined Lockheed in 1965 and was director of Hercules Programs prior to moving to Ontario in 1987 as vice president of a classified program. During his years in Marietta, he worked on the C-5A C-5A Galaxy (USAF cargo aircraft) project staff. In program coordination for both the C-5 and C-141, and in master scheduling on the C-130 program.
He was born in Albemarle, N.C. on June 7, 1941. He received his bachelor of science Noun 1. Bachelor of Science - a bachelor's degree in science
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies degree in industrial engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1963 and his master of science degree in industrial management from the Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia Institute of Technology, in Atlanta, Ga.; coeducational; state supported; chartered 1885, opened 1888. It is a member school in the university system of Georgia. Significant among its facilities and programs are the Frank H. in 1978. McLellan also attended Lockheed-Emory Management Institute, Lockheed Leadership Institute, Lockheed Executive Institute and Columbia University Program in Business Administration. He served with the U.S. Army Reserve from 1964 to 1970.
McLellan is a member and past president of Lambda Chi Alpha Lambda Chi Alpha (ΛΧΑ), headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is one of the largest men's general fraternities in North America with more than 250,000 initiated members and chapters at more than 300 universities. It was founded by Warren A. , member and past chapter treasurer of the National Management Association, and member and past president of Virginia Tech Alumni This is a list of Virginia Tech alumni. This includes graduates, current students, and non-graduate former students of Virginia Tech. Military
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