Northrop Vet Michael King Named Peraton Chief Growth Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Michael King

Michael King, formerly vice president of business development at Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) cyber and intelligence mission solutions division, has joined Peraton as chief growth officer.

King will oversee business development, capture, mergers and acquisitions, customer engagement, strategic pricing, proposals and other components of the Herndon, Virginia-based government technology services contractor’s growth strategy, Peraton said Monday.

Stu Shea

He will also work with the chief technology officer and other members of the executive leadership team to meet clients’ mission requirements through the firm’s technology capabilities.

“Michael is a true visionary in our industry and understands the importance of delivering differentiated value to each of our customers,” said Stu Shea, Peraton president and CEO.

“Michael’s extensive understanding of Peraton’s customers and his broad experience in implementing sustainable growth strategies make him an ideal leader to advance Peraton’s growth objectives,” added Shea, a 2018 Wash100 recipient.

King held other senior leadership roles at Northrop such as VP of civil systems and director of strategy for cyber division.

Prior to Northrop, he spent seven years at System Automation as director of sales.

King sits on the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s advisory board and is treasurer of the IJIS Institute’s board of directors.

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