Sim-Industries Is Now Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training
Sandy Samuel Appointed as Vice President and General Manager
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 26, 2015 – Sim-Industries, a leading provider of commercial aviation training solutions, has changed its name to Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT). [NYSE: LMT]
Sandy Samuel has been appointed to lead the organization as vice president and general manager. Samuel previously served as vice president of Operations for Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions Civil line of business. She succeeds Jeffrey Wood, who will be accepting a new executive leadership role within Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
“Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training leverages the innovation, quality and commitment synonymous with the Lockheed Martin brand,” said Jon Rambeau, vice president and general manager, Lockheed Martin Training and Logistics Solutions. “Building on that legacy, Sandy’s proven leadership and experience will drive the business forward, delivering affordable and reliable training capabilities to our commercial aviation customers around the globe.”
LMCFT provides a complete suite of commercial aviation training products and services including full flight simulators for the Boeing 737, 767, 777, 787 and Airbus A320, A330/340. The business also operates international commercial aviation training centers based in São Paulo, Brazil, and Incheon, Korea.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 113,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation’s net sales for 2013 were $45.4 billion.