Lockheed Martin is promoting Baltimore native Stephanie Hill to senior vice president for corporate strategy and business development.
Hill has been vice president the Bethesda-based defense giant's Cyber, Ships & Advanced Technologies line of business for Rotary and Mission Systems in MIddle River.
Since 2015, she's also served as chair of the Greater Baltimore Committee, the first African-American woman to hold the post.
She assumes the new post on Sept. 11.
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Hill joined Lockheed in 1987 as a software engineer and worked her way up through the company.
"Stephanie is an experienced leader with more than 30 years of experience effectively leading teams, defining business strategies and delivering outstanding results for our customers," said Marillyn A. Hewson, Lockheed Martin's chairman, president and CEO, in a statement. "I'm confident that under Stephanie's leadership we will continue to strengthen our customer relationships and align our business strategies to adapt to the evolving global security environment."