Lockheed Martin Recognized By National Management Association
MOORESTOWN, NJ, October 23, 2006 -- The National Management Association (NMA) recently recognized Lockheed Martin executive Orlando Carvalho, of Newtown, PA, and the Lockheed Martin Leadership Association Chapter 611 with three awards for outstanding management practices.
Carvalho, who is the vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin’s business in Moorestown, NJ, received the NMA’s “Silver Knight Award,” which is presented to a business leader who sets the example for leadership and management excellence. At Lockheed Martin, Carvalho is responsible for the leadership of 5,000 employees engaged in engineering, software development and advanced technology manufacturing for critical programs supporting the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Missile Defense Agency, and several allied navies.
“His professional achievements and his contemporary leadership skills are a credit to the management profession,” said K. Steven Bailey, president of NMA.
The NMA also honored Lockheed Martin Leadership Association (LMLA) Chapter 611, an in-house chapter of NMA with more than 300 members, with both its “Outstanding Chapter Award” and its “Professional Development Award.” The NMA’s “Outstanding Chapter Award” is presented to divisions who display excellence in administration, member services, growth and awareness, and community services. The NMA’s “Professional Development Award” is bestowed on chapters with superior development programs.
“Being recognized by our parent organization, the NMA, affirms that we’re developing leadership in our business and making a difference in our community,” said LMLA Chapter 611 Joyce-Patryce Clark. “We strive to provide opportunities for development both professionally and personally.”
NMA is a professional leadership development organization headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The association is a national, not-for-profit organization serving more than 22,000 customers. Through company-based, in-house chapters – or community-based chapters -- members receive management and leadership development opportunities. At the same time, the NMA helps sponsoring organizations discover, develop and showcase leadership talent.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2005 sales of $37.2 billion.
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