Jan. 12, 2018: Richard Edwards has been hired as the Executive Vice President for Lockheed Martin International, Lockheed Martin officials announced on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Edwards, 61, joined Lockheed Martin nearly thirty-five years ago. For the past five years, he was the Executive Vice President of the company’s Missiles and Fire Control (MRC) division. Frank St. John has been named to succeed Edwards in that post, company officials also announced on Jan. 8. St. John, 51, joined Lockheed Martin more than thirty years ago, and has held several leadership positions. Most recently, he was the Executive Vice President and Deputy, MFC Programs, where he was responsible for overseeing all MFC lines of business and program performance. Lockheed Martin is based in Bethesda, Maryland.