December 23, 2004 (by Lieven Dewitte) - Lockheed Martin recently named June R. Shrewsbury to the position of vice president, F-16 programs. She will be responsible for the strategy, guidance and direction of all F16 related business, which encompasses activities with 24 countries.
Approximately 5,000 employees work on F-16 programs at Lockheed Martin.
"June is an outstanding leader with exceptional people skills and a record of ensuring high customer satisfaction," said Dain M. Hancock, president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. "Her leadership will ensure solid performance as we execute current F-16 programs, add new orders in the future and evolve F-16 customer relationships as a bridge to the next-generation Joint Strike Fighter."
Shrewsbury served as vice president of strategic airlift programs at Lockheed Martin's site in Marietta, Ga., beginning in August 2001. In that position she was in charge of major upgrade programs for the C-5 Galaxy, as well as on-going sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force's fleets of C-5 and C-141 strategic airlifters.
As an 18-year Lockheed Martin employee, Shrewsbury started her career with the company in Ontario, Calif., as a supervisor in facilities engineering. She progressed through other leadership roles with increasing responsibility, including program manager for Modification Programs and for the A-4 Avionics Modernization Program in Palmdale, Calif. Before being named VP-Strategic Airlift, she served as director of C-130 Modifications and Sustainment at Marietta.
She graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. She also holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College. Recently she was recognized by Business to Business magazine as one of the most successful and influential women in the Atlanta area. She has won two NOVA awards, the highest awards presented by Lockheed Martin Corporation.