He will report to Jennifer Whitlow, senior VP of corporate communications, and serve as Lockheed’s chief spokesperson and adviser to senior executives on media engagements, Lockheed Martin said Monday.
Nelson will also be responsible for the company’s global media relations program and external communications strategy development efforts.
He most recently led General Electric’s strategies to promote the business, managed executive communications, initiated employee engagement activities and handled reputation issues.
The 22-year communications veteran served as a spokesperson at the Justice Department, Commerce Department and the White House before he joined General Electric in 2007.
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