Marillyn Hewson Net Worth, Early Life, Professional Career Highlights, Boards, Awards and Recognition

Published Date   09th Aug. 2017, 20:22 pm
Marillyn Hewson Net Worth, Early Life, Professional Career Highlights, Boards, Awards and Recognition
Quick Info
Birth Name: Marillyn A. Hewson
Date of Birth: 27/12/1953
Age: 67 years old
Nationality: American
Qualification: Master of Arts degree in economics

One of the world’s most powerful women, Marillyn Hewson net worth rose as she became the chairwoman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin.


Born in 1953, the 63 year old charming woman, Marillyn A. Hewson is associated with American Tech Company. She holds the position as chairwoman global aerospace, defense, security and technology company Lockheed Martin. Alongside, she also holds the responsibility and position of president and the chief executive officer of the company. Marillyn Hewson net worth rose as Forbes ranked her 20th most powerful woman in the world in 2015 list.

Background and Early Life

Hewson was born on December 27, 1953 in Junction City, Kansas. She attended the University of Alabama from where she earned Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. Further, she obtained her Master of Arts degree in economics from the same university. She later, went to Columbia Business School and Harvard Business School for executive development programs. Her husband is James Hewson.

Professional Career Highlights

In 1983, Hewson joined Lockheed Martin where she gained variety of experiences regarding the positions. She held several positions and increasing responsibilities under executive sector. Marillyn Hewson net worth grew as she became the president of the company. In addition, she also served as the Chief Executive Officer and executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s Electronic Systems business area. She is the CEO of Lockheed Martin since 2013. Since taking over the position, Lockheed’s cap has doubled.

One of the tasks she handled as the CEO of Lockheed was the purchase of Sirkorsky Aircraft. She led the purchase in 2015 due to which Lockheed now has its own helicopter building capacity. Additionally, Hewson has put huge effort on building military hardware.

Boards and Associations

In 2012, Marillyn Hewson net worth accelerated for the company elected her as one of the board of directors. Similarly, she serves as the board of director for Sandia National Laboratories since 2010. She also serves as board for DuPont since 2007.

Awards and Recognitions

Marillyn Hewson net worth and recognition rose through her smooth handling of company affairs and execution of actions. As a result, Fortune magazine ranked her among “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” four times. Similarly, Forbes listed her as 21st Most Powerful Woman in 2014. The next year, she jumped one position higher becoming 20th Most Powerful Woman in 2015 Forbes list.

Marillyn Hewson net worth

The world’s largest defense contractor, Marillyn Hewson net worth is high as her shares demonstrates. She has massive share each worth of $238. According to 2015 reports, she earned estimated $20 million. Even though the most recent figure is not available, the influencing and powerful executive earns a huge amount and has gathered massive net worth.

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