Bobby Lentz, Tom Afferton, Michael King, Jay Grove Elevate to Northrop Info Systems VP Ranks

northrop Grumman_BLUEBobby Lentz, Tom Afferton, Michael King and Jay Grove have assumed vice president roles within Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems segment.

Lentz, a former defense systems division director, has been named sector VP for strategy and will oversee strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, innovation and portfolio management, Northrop said Tuesday.

The 20-year contracting veteran will report directly to Northrop Grumman Information Systems President Kathy Warden in his new position.

Afferton and King will be VPs for operations and business development in the group’s civil division, respectively, and both executives will report to Ed Sturms, division VP and general manager.

Prior to their promotion, Afferton directed the public safety solutions operating unit for the cyber division and King was responsible for strategic cyber initiatives.

Grove, most recently head of the defense systems division’s avionics and tactical networks operating unit, will serve as the communications division’s new business development VP.

He will report to Jeannie Hilger, communications division VP and general manager.

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