Amy Hopkins, Thomas Laux to Help Lead New Northrop Aerospace Systems Org

NorthropLogoAmy Hopkins, a former Senate Intelligence Committee staffer, and former Deputy Assistant Navy Secretary Thomas Laux have joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as directors of a new organization under the aerospace systems sector.

Hopkins will lead tactical planning and research initiatives and Laux will develop mission support programs for the business and advanced systems development group, Northrop said Wednesday.

Prior to her role on Capitol Hill, Hopkins served as a special assistant to the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

She has also worked for the Department of the Navy and the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Laux holds 30 years of military aircraft management and acquisition experience and most recently served as the Navy’s deputy assistant secretary for air programs.

He also has led development, acquisition and fleet support for Navy and Marine Corps helicopters and land-based aircraft in a prior role.

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