Hudson Institute hosted a one-day conference, sponsored by the global aerospace and defense company Finmeccanica, to examine the implications of legislation (Buy American Acts) that limits Pentagon purchases of military equipment from non-U.S. manufacturers, particularly restrictions on military procurement from companies based in allied countries.
One of the speakers present at this conference was Mr. Robert J. Stevens.
Robert J. Stevens serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin. He was elected Chairman on April 28, 2005, retaining his previous responsibilities as President and CEO. He has held a variety of increasingly responsible executive positions including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and head of Strategic Planning through a career that has included experience in program management, finance, manufacturing, and operations.