Updated: 01/30/2017 04:50 PM | First Published: 11/27/2016 10:52 AM

Marillyn Hewson

Marillyn Hewson on the podium

Marillyn Hewson is an American businesswoman best known as the Chief Executive Officer of the world's largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin.  She also serves as the Chairwoman and President of the company. Since taking over as the CEO in 2013, Marillyn has brought record profits to the company and its stock price more than doubled in 2016.

In September 2015, Forbes placed her in the 20th spot in The World's 100 Most Powerful Women list. She made the list in 2016 too, ranking at number 24. That year, she was ranked third by Fortune magazine on its 50 Most Powerful Women in Business list. She has made that list for the past seven years.

Marillyn was born in 1954 in Junction City, Kansas. Despite rising to fame as a successful businesswoman, personal details about her still remain undisclosed. She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Alabama. She also studied at Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School.

Marillyn Hewson is married to James Hewson with whom she shares two children. They have been married for over four decades now.

Name Marillyn Hewson
Profession Business Celebrity
Gender Female
Birthday 1954
Age 67 Years Old
Star Sign Scorpio