Affymetrix Appoints Robert Trice to Board of Directors


Affymetrix Inc. announced that Robert H. Trice, Ph.D., senior vice president for business development at Lockheed Martin Corporation and chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Global Inc., has been elected to the company's board of directors.

Trice is currently responsible for worldwide new business strategies and operations at Lockheed Martin Corp. as well as the overall business direction at Lockheed Martin Global. Since joining Lockheed Martin in 1996, he has held several senior management positions and overseen many international aspects of the business. Before that Trice served as vice president and general manager for business development at McDonnell Douglas Aerospace for six years.

Trice is a member of the board of advisors for The Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the College of William and Mary, as well as the board of visitors of the La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Board of Supporters of Civil Society in Russia. He also serves as co-chairman of the US-Danish Business Council. In addition, Trice is an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and past chairman of the International Council of the Aerospace Industries Association.

Trice holds a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary and master's and doctorate degrees in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Trice is the author of numerous works on American foreign policy and defense industrial issues.

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