Northrop Names Scarpella, Hogan Aerospace Program VPs

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) appointed Michelle Scarpella and Stephen Hogan to lead programs in the company’s aerospace systems sector.

Northrop announced Wednesday it appointed Scarpella vice president for the company’s F-35 program, which supports Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in the Joint Strike Fighter program.

Northrop named Hogan vice president for the company’s F/A-18 program and said he will continue to lead the E/A-18G Growler and E/A-6B programs.

Scarpella joined Northrop in 1987 and was previously vice president of Northrop’s F/A-18 program, which included managing the F-5 and T-38 aircraft programs.

Scarpella also held positions in program management and global supply chain and worked on the B-2, Joint STARS and E-2 Hawkeye programs.

Hogan will oversee Northop’s work designing and producing F/A-18 and E/A-18G components for Boeing (NYSE: BA), the company said.

Hogan previously directed Northrop programs for:

  • acquisition
  • EA-18G and EA-6B
  • maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
  • U.S. Navy and Marine Corps

Hogan joined Northrop in 2003 after serving as an acquisition official for the Navy.

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