Northrop Names 25-Year Company Veteran to Lead Defense Systems

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has named 25-year company veteran Mike Twyman as vice president and general manager of the company’s defense systems division, which operates within Northrop’s information systems sector.

In this new role, Twyman will have leadership over business areas involving:

  • Command and control
  • Networks and communications
  • Defense logistics
  • Critical infrastructure and force protection

Twyman succeeds Barry Rhine, who is retiring after more than 32 years with the company. Twyman will report to Linda Mills, president of Northrop’s information systems sector.

Twyman was previously VP for integrated command, control, communications and intelligence systems.

A company release says Twyman advocates for open architecture initiatives and has a strong record of transitioning technologies from research organizations to programs of record.

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