Vance Coffman has been appointed president and chief operating officer at Lockheed Martin, of Bethesda, Maryland. Former president Norman Augustine remains vice-chairman and chief executive. Coffman, who joined Lockheed in 1967, served as president of the Space and Strategic Missiles sector following the March 1995 merger with Martin Marietta. Earlier this year he was appointed to his most recent position as executive vice-president and a board member. Frank Lanza will remain a member of the executive office and as president and chief operating officer of the Tactical Systems sector.

Source: Flight International