Gregory (Greg) Psihas is Vice President and Head of Corporate Development at Lockheed Martin Corporation, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer. In this capacity he is responsible for leading the company’s global Corporate Development function, which includes: Mergers and Acquisitions, Integration activities, Joint and Strategic Ventures, and Lockheed Martin’s Venture Capital Fund. He is a member of the company's Investment Committee and is Chairman of Lockheed Martin Ventures.
In 2016, Mr. Psihas led the spin-off of Lockheed Martin’s $5B government IT services business in a tax efficient Reverse Morris Trust. In 2015 he led the $9B acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, maker of the Black Hawk helicopter. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, he served as Corporate Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Applied Materials, the world’s largest semiconductor capital equipment company. At Applied Materials, he served as primary deal leader and lead negotiator on approximately $7 billion in acquisitions, in addition to the company’s proposed $28 billion all-stock merger with Tokyo Electron.
Prior to joining Applied Materials, Mr. Psihas was director of Corporate Development at Eaton Corporation. Mr. Psihas spent the first nine years of his career at Shell Oil Company in various roles of increasing responsibility within the downstream refining and marketing finance organization.
He earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University.