Judith (Judy) F. Marks was named President of Otis, the world's leading manufacturer and service provider of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Marks took the position in October of 2017.
Prior to Otis, Marks served as CEO of Siemens' U.S. operations and Chair of the Siemens Foundation Board of Directors. Marks joined Siemens in May 2011 as Head of Siemens' U.S. Federal Business. Ms. Marks was responsible for growing a newly formed U.S. business unit designed to provide a more comprehensive portfolio of solutions to the federal government from across its Energy, Industry, Healthcare and the future Infrastructure & Cities sectors.
Ms. Marks came to Siemens from Lockheed Martin, where she most recently served as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for the company's Electronic Systems Business Area. In this role, she was responsible for the strategy, planning, customer relations and new business capture of the $14B business area. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Marks spent the 10 ten years of her career at IBM Federal Systems Company, which was then acquired by the Loral Corporation. After two years with the Loral Corporation, Loral was acquired by Lockheed Martin. In total, she served 27 years with Lockheed Martin and its predecessor companies. Her experience spans multiple disciplines, including positions in systems engineering, engineering management, business development, capture management, subcontract management, program management and executive management.
At Lockheed Martin, Marks was president of two operating divisions over eight years in Transportation and Security Solutions and Distribution Technologies focused on developing, integrating and delivering advanced solutions and services to federal customers worldwide.
Ms. Marks earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University. Additionally, she serves on the board of visitors for the University of Maryland's College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences.
- "Lehigh alum Marks named Siemens CEO U.S.," from the Lehigh News Archives, December 2016
- "Judy F. Marks '84: Making her mark in the business world," from the Lehigh News Archives, June 2006