Business Briefing with Raydon Gates, Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin Australia Pty Ltd

Event Date: 
28 June 2016
Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace

Australia's industry base is transforming from a high reliance on traditional labour-intensive manufacturing, towards specialist manufacturing, with an emphasis on research.

Join AmCham as we hear from Raydon Gates AO CSM, Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin Australia and New Zealand as he shares his views on:
o Transforming Australia's industry base and building Australia's Sovereign capability through technology transfer, local participation and exporting innovation.
o How the Lockheed Martin partnership with local industry transformed from labour-intensive to advanced manufacturing.
o Lockheed Martin's approach to research and development, innovation and technology.
Raydon joined Lockheed Martin in November 2010 and assumed the position as Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Australia in March 2011.

He served in the Royal Australian Navy for 37 years retiring in 2008 as a Rear Admiral. As a seaman officer, his service culminated with the command of two guided missile frigates. His flag officer (2 star) appointments include the inaugural Commander of the Australian Defence College, Maritime Commander Australia, and Defence Attaché and Head Australian Defence Staff (Washington DC).

His honours and awards include his appointment as an Officer in the Order of Australia, the Conspicuous Service Medal, the United States' Legion of Merit and the French Order of Maritime Merit.

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 112,000 people worldwide, and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
08 9325 9540
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