Kevin Mitchell, a 12-year veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and formerly site manager for the company’s El Segundo, Calif. site, has been appointed VP of global supply chain for Northrop’s aerospace systems sector.
Northrop said Tuesday Mitchell will oversee work to develop and maintain the sector’s supply base for customers and also be responsible for functions related to subcontracts, procurement, pricing and estimating, transportation, kitting and production support for the sector’s supply chain organization.
“Kevin has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of global supply chain – from business management, to supplier management and production of large scale military products, ” said Tommy Tomlinson, the aerospace systems sector’s VP of global operations.
Mitchell succeeded Lisa Kohl, who has retired from the company.
He also served as a VP of production operations and held leadership roles at locations for areas such as Moss Point, Miss.; New Town, N.D.; San Diego and Redondo Beach, Calif.
Mitchell’s career at Northrop includes work on programs such as the Super Hornet, Global Hawk, Triton and Fire Scout.