Ron Foudray, formerly vice president of business development with the cyber division of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named VP of business development for the company’s information systems sector.
He will oversee the sector’s initiatives to identify, assess and capture business opportunities across targeted growth areas worldwide, Northrop said Tuesday.
Foudray will also work to engage the sector’s customer and industry partners.
“His appointment will help to ensure that our company is well-positioned for business growth across all of our focus areas, ” said Kathy Warden, corporate VP and president of Northrop’s information systems sector.
The 25-year industry veteran previously served as director of business development with the former cyber intelligence and defense systems divisions of Northrop.
He also held business development roles at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) business consulting services before joining Northrop in 2004.
Foudray worked in the private sector after he retired from the U.S. Navy, where he was responsible for the acquisition, development, fielding and operation of C4ISR space-based payloads, land communications and naval platform services.