Northrop Names Raytheon Vet Kathryn Simpson VP, Deputy Gen. Counsel; Sheila Cheston Comments

Kathryn Simpson

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Kathryn Simpson vice president and deputy general counsel, the company announced Monday.

Sheila Cheston

Effective on that date, she will lead teams in the international, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, pension and benefits, government contracts and government relations areas within the law department.

Simpson will also serve on the company’s strategy development council.

“She will bring a breadth of experience and talents to her new role, ” said Sheila Cheston, corporate VP and general counsel. “I am delighted to welcome Kathy to the Northrop Grumman legal team.”

Most recently, Simpson served as VP for legal, corporate transactions and governance at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), where she held a 17-year career.

Other positions at the company included general counsel of Raytheon International and general counsel of the commercial electronics business.

Before joining Raytheon, Simpson was at the U.S. International Trade Commission and in private practice at Foley and Lardner.

 

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