Robert B. Coutts
ROBERT B. COUTTS, retired, Executive Vice President, Electronic Systems of Lockheed Martin Corporation, has been a director of the Company since July 2007.
Mr. Coutts served as an Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Corporation from 1999 through 2007, first as Executive Vice President, Systems Integration from 1999-2003, and then as Executive Vice President, Electronic Systems from 2003-2007. While at Lockheed Martin, Mr. Coutts also served as Chairman of Sandia National Laboratories. Prior to his tenure with Lockheed Martin, Mr. Coutts held senior management positions over a 20-year period with the General Electric Company. In addition, he is a director of Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., and of Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. Within the past five years, Mr. Coutts has served on the board of Pall Corporation.
Mr. Coutts is 67 years old and is Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation and Organization Committee and the Executive Committee.
Mr. Coutts’ long experience in senior management of Lockheed Martin and General Electric Company has led him to develop expertise in manufacturing, program management, supply chain management, technology and government contracting that is of value to the Board as the Company continues to improve its global manufacturing operations and sourcing.