Northrop Grumman Corporation, an American aerospace and global defense technology company with more than 85,000 employees and an annual income of more than $ 30 billion being one of the largest weapons manufacturers and suppliers of military technology, announced on September 18th of the current year changes in the organization of its operational sectors.
There will be four new operational sectors: aeronautical systems, defense systems, mission systems and space systems. The changes will be made as of January 1st, 2020.
"This new operating structure allows us to take full advantage of our company's portfolio by aligning businesses that have shared markets, customers and technologies," said Kathy Warden, president, chief executive officer and president of Northrop Grumman.
These four operational sectors will be:
Aeronautics Systems, this operating sector will focus on manned and unmanned air systems, with a proven track record of systems engineering, manufacturing excellence and reliability. This sector will be led by Janis Pamiljans, current corporate vice president and president of Aerospace Systems.
Defense Systems, a broad-spectrum provider of critical technology, maintenance and modernization services, which includes integrated battle command systems, targeted energy, tactical weapons and information systems, focused on evolving threats and fast-turn requirements for broad variety of national security, military and civil clients. The sector will be led by Mary Petryszyn, current vice president and general manager of Land & Avionics C4ISR, Mission Systems.
Mission Systems, this sector that is already known as a technological leader in open systems, cyber insurance, defined by software for defense and intelligence applications in multiple domains. This sector will be led by Mark Caylor, current corporate vice president and president of Mission Systems.
Space Systems, known as a space and launch systems provider that serves national, civil and commercial security clients. Blake Larson, current corporate vice president and president of Innovation Systems, will lead the Space Systems sector.
Everything seems to indicate the great demand that the corporation is having and to accelerate the attention capacity they have decided to divide it into these 4 new sectors for a better distribution and reaction capacity for their clients, at least that is how the president and director indicated executive.
In addition, within the same conference, Patrick M. Antkowiak, corporate vice president and director of strategy and technology, and Christopher T. Jones, corporate vice president and president of Technology Services, have announced their intention to retire.
Written by Cesar Garcia
Cesar Garcia is Automation and Control Engineer and a Supply Chain Management Expert