BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin authorities announced the appointment of a new chief executive at the company's India-based operations.
U.S. company Lockheed Martin said Tuesday that Roger Rose has been named chief executive at Lockheed Martin India succeeding Douglas Hartwick. Rose, who most recently led the company's Electronic Systems business, will take over for Hartwick coordinating ongoing programs in the evolving Indian market.
Rose, a former U.S. Navy officer in the submarine service, has worked on naval surface and submarine combat systems and ocean exploration for Lockheed Martin at the Electronic Systems unit.
"Lockheed Martin approaches the Indian market with a solid commitment and a dedicated in-country presence with our office in New Delhi. … Roger's appointment will ensure our valued relationship with the Indian government is fully supported for the long-term," Pat Dewar, Lockheed Martin vice president of corporate international business development, said in a statement.