Northrop GrummanÂ (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Stuart Linsky as vice president of engineering and global product development for the aerospace systems business andÂ Mick Jaggers as VP and program manager of the Global Hawk programs.
The company said WednesdayÂ Linsky will succeed retiring Peggy Nelson and lead the aerospace systems sector’s product delivery efforts.
He formerly served as VP of communications programs for the space systems sector and has worked on NASA‘s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System and the U.S. Air Force‘s MilstarÂ andÂ Transformational Satellite CommunicationsÂ programs, among others.
“Stuart has an extraordinary and successful history of innovation, combined with systems engineering thinking and deep business acumen, ” said Tom Vice, corporate VPÂ and president of Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems.
Northrop also announced that Jaggers will oversee the company’s programs for the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system and report to Janis Pamiljans, VP and general manager of the unmanned systems division.
Jaggers previously worked on other unmanned programs for Northrop’s aerospace systems segment and served in the Air Force for 20 years.
“Mick’s focus on international expansion in Japan and Korea, continued production with Lot 11, and the future research and development opportunities with new sensors for the Global Hawk aircraft are all critical, ” said Pamiljans.