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Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wesley Bush

56 2017 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Kathy Warden

47 2018 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Kenneth Bedingfield

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Vice President

Denise Peppard

61 2011 Corporate Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Patrick Antkowiak

57 2014 Chief Technology Officer, Corporate Vice President

Michael Hardesty

46 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Vice President, Controller

Sheila Cheston

59 2010 Corporate Vice President, General Counsel

Mark Caylor

53 2018 Corporate Vice President and President -Mission Systems

Lisa Davis

56 2016 Corporate Vice President - Communications

Alleace Gibbs

2018 Vice President - Mission Systems sector

Christopher Jones

53 2016 Corporate Vice President and President - Technology Services Sector

Lesley Kalan

44 2018 Corporate Vice President - Government Relations

Yolanda Murphy

2018 Vice President - Technology Services Sector

Janis Pamiljans

58 2017 Corporate Vice President, President - Aerospace Systems

David Perry

53 2012 Corporate Vice President, Chief Global Business Development Officer

Shawn Purvis

44 2018 Corporate Vice President and President - Enterprise Services

Donald Felsinger

70 2012 Lead Independent Director

Marianne Brown

59 2015 Independent Director

Ann Fudge

66 2016 Independent Director

Bruce Gordon

72 2008 Independent Director

William Hernandez

69 2013 Independent Director

Madeleine Kleiner

66 2008 Independent Director

Karl Krapek

69 2008 Independent Director

Gary Roughead

66 2012 Independent Director

Thomas Schoewe

65 2011 Independent Director

James Turley

62 2015 Independent Director

Mark Welsh

64 2016 Independent Director

Steve Movius

Corporate Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Wesley Bush

Mr. Wesley G. Bush is no longer Chairman of the Board of the Company effective July 1, 2019. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2010. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2009 and elected Chairman of the Board of Directors in July 2011. Mr. Bush served as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company from January 2010 through December 31, 2017, as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from March 2007 through December 2009, as President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2006 through March 2007, and as Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from March 2005 to May 2006. Following the acquisition of TRW Inc. (TRW) by the Company, he was named Corporate Vice President and President of the Space Technology sector. Mr. Bush joined TRW in 1987 and during his career with that company held various leadership positions, including President and CEO of TRW Aeronautical Systems. He is a director of Norfolk Southern Corporation. He serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including the Aerospace Industries Association, the Business-Higher Education Forum, Conservation International, INOVA Health Systems, the Naval Academy Foundation and the USO.

Kathy Warden

Ms. Kathy J. Warden has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company effective January 1, 2019. Ms. Warden served as Corporate Vice President, President - Information Systems Sector of Northrop Grumman Corporation. She was Vice President and General Manager, Cyber Intelligence Division (2011-2012); Vice President, Cyber and SIGINT business unit (2008-2011); Vice President, Intelligence Systems, General Dynamics Corporation (2007-2008).`

Kenneth Bedingfield

Mr. Kenneth L. Bedingfield is a Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Vice President of the Company. He served as Vice President, Finance (2014-2015); Vice President, Business Management and Chief Financial Officer, Aerospace Systems Sector (2013-2014); Corporate Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer (2011-2013); Audit Partner, KPMG LLP (a professional services firm) (2005-2011).

Denise Peppard

Ms. Denise M. Peppard is Corporate Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. She has served as Vice President and Chief Human Resources, Computer Sciences Corporation (2010-2011); Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2001-2010). She has more than 20 years of business experience in the computer, pharmaceutical, biotech and financial services industries. She joins Northrop Grumman from CSC, where she was vice president and chief human resources officer. Prior to joining CSC, she was senior vice president, human resources at Wyeth, with responsibility for global HR strategy. Prior to Wyeth, Peppard served as vice president, management and organization development at Liberty Financial Companies, Inc. and vice president, HR at CytoTherapeutics. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration in accounting and a master's degree in business administration, with concentrations in finance and organization behavior from the University of Michigan.

Patrick Antkowiak

Mr. Patrick M. Antkowiak is a Chief Technology Officer, Corporate Vice President of the Company. He has served as Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Concepts and Technologies Division, Electronic Systems Sector (2010-2014); Vice President of Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics, Electronic Systems Sector (2010).

Michael Hardesty

Mr. Michael A. Hardesty, CPA., is a Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Vice President, Controller of the Company. Mr. Hardesty, who has been employed by the Company since 2004, is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector, a position he has held since July, 2011. Prior to his current position, Mr. Hardesty held Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Information Systems sector (2011-2013); Vice President, Internal Audit (2010-2011); Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Enterprise Shared Services (2008-2010). Mr. Hardesty earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Southern California and is a certified public accountant.

Sheila Cheston

Ms. Sheila C. Cheston, J.D., is Corporate Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. She served as Executive Vice President and Director, BAE Systems, Inc. (2009 -2010); Prior to September 2009, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Director, BAE Systems, Inc. (2002-2009).

Mark Caylor

Mr. Mark A. Caylor is Corporate Vice President and President -Mission Systems of the Company. Corporate Vice President and President, Enterprise Services and Chief Strategy Officer (2014-2017); Corporate Vice President and President, Enterprise Shared Services (2013-2014)

Lisa Davis

Ms. Lisa R. Davis is Corporate Vice President - Communications of the Company. Ms. Davis is responsible for the company’s worldwide communications strategy and execution, including media relations, employee communications, advertising, executive communications and branding/corporate image. She also serves on the company’s corporate policy council. Most recently, Davis was vice president, communications, for the Mission Systems sector. Prior to that, she was vice president, communications for the former Electronic Systems sector. Before joining Northrop Grumman, Davis worked for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, a global research-based biopharmaceutical company, first as vice president, corporate communications, for their U.S. business, and later as vice president, corporate affairs, for Medimmune, AstraZeneca’s global biologics arm. From 1996-2005, Davis worked for AARP as director, media relations; director, communications and public relations; and senior advisor to the chief communications officer. Davis earned master’s degrees in business administration and public administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications studies from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Alleace Gibbs

Ms. Alleace Gibbs has been appointed Vice President - Mission Systems sector of the Company, effective January 1, 2018. Gibbs is currently the vice president of communications for the company's Technology Services sector. Previously she was director of employee communications in the company's former ES sector. Gibbs has held a number of communications leadership roles during her career. Murphy earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the International Academy of Design and Technology and a master's degree in communications from Johns Hopkins University.

Christopher Jones

Mr. Christopher T. Jones is Corporate Vice President and President - Technology Services Sector of the Company. Mr. Jones, who has been employed by the Company since 2004, has held the position of Corporate Vice President, and President, Technical Services since January 2013. Prior to his current position, Mr. Jones held several other positions with the Company, including Vice President and General Manager, Integrated Logistics and Modernization Division, Technical Services Sector (2010-2012).

Lesley Kalan

Ms. Lesley A. Kalan is Corporate Vice President - Government Relations of the Company, since Jan. 1, 2018. She leads the corporate Legislative Affairs organization, responsible for implementing and overseeing all Northrop Grumman strategic and tactical interactions with the U.S. Congress and related organizations. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, Kalan was vice president with the Cohen Group and served as professional staff of the U.S. Senate, Committee on Appropriations, Defense Subcommittee, and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. She earned a master's degree in public administration and policy from the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University and a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of South Florida.

Yolanda Murphy

Ms. Yolanda Murphy is Vice President - Technology Services Sector of the Company. He currently serves as the director of enterprise communications for Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Systems sector and was previously the director of communications for the airborne C4ISR and space ISR systems division in the Mission Systems sector. She was also a manager of communications and public relations for the advanced concepts and technologies division in the company's former Electronic Systems (ES) sector. Murphy earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the International Academy of Design and Technology and a master's degree in communications from Johns Hopkins University.

Janis Pamiljans

Mr. Janis Pamiljans is a Corporate Vice President, President - Aerospace Systems of the Company. Mr. Pamiljans, who has been employed by the Company since 1987, has most recently held the position of Vice President and General Manager, Strategic Systems. Prior to this position, Mr. Pamiljans held various other positions with the Company, including Vice President and General Manager, Unmanned Systems.

David Perry

Mr. David T. Perry is Corporate Vice President, Chief Global Business Development Officer of the Company. He was Vice President and General Manager of Naval and Marine Systems Division, Electronic Systems Sector (2009-2012); Vice President of Marine Systems, Electronic Systems Sector (2005-2009).

Shawn Purvis

Ms. Shawn N. Purvis is Corporate Vice President and President - Enterprise Services of the Company. She is as vice president and chief information officer, leads and executes all aspects of Northrop Grumman's internal IT strategy and related responsibilities. Prior to her current position she served as sector vice president and general manager for Northrop Grumman's former Cyber division. Purvis joined Northrop Grumman in 2012 serving as vice president of the Integrated Intelligence Systems (IIS) business unit. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, she held positions of increasing scope and responsibility with SAIC. Purvis earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from Hampton University and a master's degree in information systems from George Mason University.

Donald Felsinger

Mr. Donald E. Felsinger is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sempra Energy. From July 2011 through his retirement in November 2012, he served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sempra Energy, and from February 2006 through June 2011, he was Sempra’s Chairman and CEO. Prior to that, Mr. Felsinger was President and Chief Operating Officer of Sempra Energy from January 2005 to February 2006 and a member of the Board of Directors. From 1998 through 2004, he was Group President and Chief Executive Officer of Sempra Global. Prior to the merger that formed Sempra Energy, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Enova Corporation, the parent company of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E). Prior positions included President and Chief Executive Officer of SDG&E, Executive Vice President of Enova Corporation and Executive Vice President of SDG&E. Mr. Felsinger serves on the boards of Archer-Daniels-Midland (Lead Independent Director) and Gannett Co., Inc.

Marianne Brown

Ms. Marianne C. Brown is Independent Director of the Company. She has served as Co-Chief Operating Officer, Global Financial Solutions, of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. since January 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Brown served as Chief Operating Officer, Institutional and Wholesale Business of Fidelity National Information Services since December 2015, when it acquired SunGard Financial Systems. Ms. Brown was Chief Operating Officer of SunGard Financial Systems, a software and IT services provider, from February 2014 to November 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Brown was the CEO and president of Omgeo, a global financial services technology company, from March 2006 to February 2014. Before joining Omgeo, she was the CEO of the Securities Industry Automation Corporation. Ms. Brown began her career at Automatic Data Processing (ADP) and progressed through a series of positions of increasing responsibility culminating in her role as general manager of ADP’s Brokerage Processing Services business, which was subsequently spun off to become Broadridge Financial Solutions. Ms. Brown is a Senior Advisor to Pro Mujer.

Ann Fudge

Ms. Ann Marie Fudge is Independent Director of the Company. She served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Young & Rubicam Brands at WPP Group PLC from May 2003 to December 2006. Prior to that, she served in various leadership positions at Kraft Foods from 1986 to 2001, including President of Beverages, Desserts and Post Divisions, and President of Maxwell House Coffee and Kraft General Foods. From 1977 to 1986, Ms. Fudge held a variety of marketing positions at General Mills. She is a director of Unilever NV and Novartis AG, and served as a director of General Electric Company and Infosys Limited during the last five years. Ms. Fudge also serves as a trustee of WGBH Public Media and the Brookings Institution. Ms. Fudge also serves on the Advisory Board of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture, and as Chair of the U.S. Programs Advisory Panel of the Gates Foundation.

Bruce Gordon

Mr. Bruce S. Gordon is Independent Director of the Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from June 2005 to March 2007. In 2003, Mr. Gordon retired from Verizon Communications Inc., where he had served as President, Retail Markets Group since 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Gordon served as Group President of the Enterprise Business Unit, President of Consumer Services, Vice President of Marketing and Sales and Vice President of Sales for Bell Atlantic Corporation (Verizon’s predecessor). He is a member of the board of directors of the Newport Festival Foundation and a member of the Executive Leadership Council. Mr. Gordon is a director of CBS Corporation, and served as the Non-Executive Chair of The ADT Corporation during the last five years. He currently serves as a diversity consultant to several Fortune 500 companies.

William Hernandez

Mr. William H. Hernandez is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG), from 1995 until his retirement in 2009. Prior to that, he was PPG’s corporate controller from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Hernandez previously held a number of positions with Borg-Warner Corporation and Ford Motor Company. Mr. Hernandez is a certified management accountant and has taught finance and management courses at Marietta College. He is a member of the board of directors of Albemarle Corporation and USG Corporation and served as director of Black Box Corporation and Eastman Kodak during the last five years.

Madeleine Kleiner

Ms. Madeleine A. Kleiner is Independent Director of the Company. She served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Hilton Hotels Corporation from January 2001 until February 2008. From 1999 through 2001, she served as a director of a number of Merrill Lynch mutual funds operating under the Hotchkis and Wiley name. Ms. Kleiner served as Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of H.F. Ahmanson & Company and its subsidiary, Home Savings of America, until the company was acquired in 1998, and prior to that was a partner at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher where she advised corporations and their boards primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and securities transactions and compliance. Ms. Kleiner currently serves on the board of directors of Jack in the Box Inc. Ms. Kleiner is a member of the board of the New Village Charter School.

Karl Krapek

Mr. Karl J. Krapek is Independent Director of the Company. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of United Technologies Corporation from 1999 until his retirement in January 2002. At United Technologies Corporation, he served for 20 years in various leadership positions, including Executive Vice President and director in 1997, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pratt & Whitney in 1992, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carrier Corporation in 1990 and President of Otis Elevator Company in 1989. Prior to joining United Technologies Corporation, he was Manager of Car Assembly Operations for the Pontiac Motor Car Division of General Motors Corporation. In 2002, Mr. Krapek became a co-founder of The Keystone Companies, which develops residential and commercial real estate. He chairs the Strategic Planning Committee for the board of directors at Trinity Health of New England. Mr. Krapek is a director of Prudential Financial, Inc. and Pensare Acquistion Corp.

Gary Roughead

Adm.(Retd.) Gary Roughead, USN., is Independent Director of the Company. He retired from his position as the 29th Chief of Naval Operations in September 2011, after serving in that position for four years. The Chief of Naval Operations is the senior military position in the United States Navy. As Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Roughead stabilized and accelerated ship and aircraft procurement plans and the Navy’s capability and capacity in ballistic missile defense and unmanned air and underwater systems. He restructured the Navy to address the challenges and opportunities in cyber operations. Prior to becoming the Chief of Naval Operations, he held six operational commands (including commanding both the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets). Admiral Roughead is a Robert and Marion Oster Distinguished Military Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is a director of Maersk Lines, Ltd. He also serves as a trustee of the Dodge and Cox Funds. He is a director of the Center for a New American Security, and serves on the Board of Managers of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab.

Thomas Schoewe

Mr. Thomas M. Schoewe is Independent Director of the Company. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from 2000 to 2011. Prior to his employment with Wal-Mart, he held several roles at the Black and Decker Corporation, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 1999, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1993 to 1999, Vice President of Finance from 1989 to 1993 and Vice President of Business Planning and Analysis from 1986 to 1989. Before joining Black and Decker, Mr. Schoewe worked for Beatrice Companies, where he was Chief Financial Officer and Controller of one of its subsidiaries, Beatrice Consumer Durables Inc. Mr. Schoewe serves on the Boards of Directors of General Motors Corporation and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Company. Mr. Schoewe also serves on the board of the Ladies Professional Golf Association.

James Turley

Mr. James S. Turley is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young from 2001 until his retirement in 2013. Mr. Turley joined Ernst & Young in 1977 and held various positions there until being named regional managing partner for the Upper Midwest in 1994, and for New York in 1998. He was named Deputy Chairman in 2000. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Citigroup, Emerson Electric Company and Intrexon Corporation. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Turley is a board member of Kohler Co. and serves as Non-Executive Chair of Sita Capital Partners LLP.

Mark Welsh

General Mark A. Welsh, III., is Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed as the new Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service effective August 15, 2016. Prior to his current position, General Welsh served as Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. During his long career, General Welsh also served as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Commander of the United States Air Forces in Europe and Commander of NATO’s Air Command, Associate Director for Military Affairs at the Central Intelligence Agency and Commandant of the United States Air Force Academy. General Welsh is a member of the Board of Managers of Peak NanoSystems, LLC. He is also a director of the Air Force Association.

Steve Movius