WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has appointed Kimberly Ramalho vice president of communications for its Mission Systems and Sensors (MS2) business. MS2, based in Washington, D.C., is part of the Electronic Systems business area and has approximately 15,000 employees, primarily based in the U.S., Canada and Australia.
"Kimberly joins MS2 at an exciting time as we continue to grow our core U.S. and international weapon systems and sensor business while also building positions in new markets," said Orlando Carvalho, president of Lockheed Martin MS2. "Her significant record of achievement in corporate communications and public affairs will prove critical in creating integrated communications strategies that advance our business objectives."
Since 2009, Ramalho, 43, served as the global communications director for General Electric's Water and Process Technologies business. Prior to that role, she held leadership positions of increasing responsibility with American Water, the largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, and Siemens Corp., a technology provider in a number of industries including energy and healthcare.
Ramalho received her bachelor's degree in communications from Richard Stockton College and earned her master's degree in communications from Rutgers University.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 126,000 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 2010 sales from continuing operations were $45.8 billion.
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