Insights From Norman R. Augustine, Retired Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation

December 21, 2012
Norman R. Augustine

Norman R. Augustine, Retired Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Norm Augustine is retired Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Prior to joining Martin Marietta, he served as Assistant Secretary of the Army (R&D) from 1973-1975 and Undersecretary from 1975-77. He was a Professor at Princeton, his alma mater, from 1997-99.

Mr. Augustine has been presented the National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States and received the Joint Chiefs of Staff Distinguished Public Service Award. He has five times received the Department of Defense’s highest civilian decoration, the Distinguished Service Medal. He is co-author of The Defense Revolution and Shakespeare In Charge and author of Augustine’s Laws and Augustine’s Travels.

He served on the Boards of Black & Decker (now Stanley Black & Decker), Procter & Gamble and ConocoPhillips. Mr. Augustine was Chairman and Principal Officer of the American Red Cross for nine years, Chairman of the National Academy of Engineering, President and Chairman of the Association of the United States Army, Chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, President of the Boy Scouts of America and Chairman of the Defense Science Board. He is a Trustee Emeritus of Johns Hopkins, a former member of the Board of Trustees of Princeton and MIT, and is a Regent of the University System of Maryland. He has been elected to membership in the American Philosophical Society, the National Academy of Science, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the Explorers Club, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. He holds 29 honorary degrees and was selected by Who’s Who in America and the Library of Congress as one of “Fifty Great Americans” on the occasion of Who’s Who’s fiftieth anniversary.

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