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Kathy J. Warden - Northrop Grumman

Kathy J. Warden

Northrop Grumman

Proving herself to be the strongest candidate for CEO and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation, Kathy Warden previously served as president and COO of the company. Her roles comprised of operational management across all four divisions of its enterprise services organization. Warden is a cybersecurity and data technology master. In the early years of Warden’s professional career, she worked for General Electric for almost 10 years and held leadership roles at Veridian Corporation and General Dynamics. Additionally, Warden was head in an investment firm, where she helped organizations improve their plans of action and electronic distributions. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Merck & Co., Inc. and Catalyst, as the chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, as vice-chair of the Aerospace Industries Association, and on the James Madison University Board of Visitors.

Year appointed: 2019