Lockheed taps Evans to head aeronautics

By John Liang / August 22, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Lockheed Martin said today Michele Evans has been appointed executive vice president of the company's aeronautics business unit.

Evans, who will start Oct. 1, will succeed Orlando Carvalho, who intends to retire later this year, according to a Lockheed statement.

Evans currently serves as deputy executive vice president for Lockheed's aeronautics business area. She is responsible for all aeronautics programs, including F-35, F-22, F-16, C-130 and what the company calls "Advanced Development Programs."

Prior to that, Evans served as vice president and general manager for integrated warfare systems and sensors in Lockheed Martin's rotary and mission systems business area. She also was vice president of modernization and sustainment, where she was responsible for the A-10 weapon system, and avionics programs on the C-130 and F-35.