Lockheed Martin said today it has named Bob Harward as chief executive for Lockheed Martin in the Middle East.
"In this new role he will be responsible for the company’s strategy, operations and growth in the [United Arab Emirates], Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan," the contractor said.
Until now, he had served as the company's chief executive for the UAE.
Harward previously served on the National Security Council during the Bush administration. Before joining Lockheed in 2014, he was a vice admiral in the Navy.