Northrop Appoints Sonal Deshpande, Steve Lunny to Electronic, Info Systems VP Roles

northrop Grumman_BLUENorthrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named Sonal Deshpande as vice president of mission assurance for its electronic systems business and Steve Lunny as VP and a program manager within its information systems business.

Sonal Deshpande
Sonal Deshpande

The company said Wednesday Deshpande will be in charge of quality and product assurance, process excellence, supplier mission assurance and compliance for the electronic systems sector.

She previously served as VP of engineering, manufacturing and logistics for the airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and targeting systems as well as the space ISR systems divisions.

She will report directly to Gloria Flach, corporate VP and president of Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems.

Steve Lunny
Steve Lunny

Lunny, formerly deputy program manager of advanced mission programs within the Northrop aerospace systems business’ space systems division, will now lead ISR programs for the information systems sector.

Northrop said Wednesday he will oversee the cost, schedule, risk execution and technical aspects of government programs and work to expand customer relationships across the company’s ISR portfolio.

He will report to Linnie Haynesworth, VP and general manager of Northrop Grumman Information Systems’ ISR division.

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