Jan. 7, 2015
Joanne M. Maguire (BS Elec Egr '75) has been appointed to the board of directors of Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC). The announcement was made Jan. 6, 2014, and is effective immediately.
Maguire, 60, served as executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, a provider of advanced technology systems for national security, civil and commercial customers, from July 2006 until she retired in May 2013.
Maguire's experience in the aerospace and defense industry spans three decades. Before joining Lockheed Martin in 2003, she held a succession of increasingly responsible technical and management roles at TRW – culminating as vice president of business development and deputy to the Sector CEO for TRW Space & Electronics, now part of Northrop Grumman.
Maguire also serves on the board of Freescale Semiconductor Inc., and Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, an independent not-for-profit research and development company.
She earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University in 1975, where she also was a member of the Honors College. She received a master's degree in engineering from UCLA. She is a graduate of the executive program in management at UCLA's Anderson School of Management, and she completed the Harvard Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security.
Visteon Corporation is a global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative products for nearly every vehicle manufacturer worldwide. Visteon delivers value for its customers and shareholders through two technology-focused core businesses: vehicle cockpit electronics and thermal energy management. Visteon owns 70 percent of Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp., one of only two global full-line automotive thermal management suppliers. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich. (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; Visteon has approximately 26,000 employees at facilities in 29 countries. Visteon had sales of $7.4 billion in 2013. Learn more at www.visteon.com.
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