Home / Executive Moves / Northrop Chairman Wes Bush Appointed to Cisco Board

Northrop Chairman Wes Bush Appointed to Cisco Board

Wes Bush

Wes Bush, chairman of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) since 2011, has joined the board of directors at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO).

His appointment brings the number Cisco’s board members to 10, the company said Wednesday.

The 35-year aerospace and defense industry veteran led Northrop as chief executive from 2010 to 2018 and previously held the positions of president, chief financial officer, corporate vice president and chief financial officer.

He joined the Falls Church, Va.-based defense company in 2002 upon its acquisition of TRW, where he served in technical and management positions focused on electronic and space systems. Following the purchase, he was elected as head of Northrop’s space technology sector.

Bush also serves on the boards of General Motors and Dow and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

He completed an executive management program at University of California at Los Angeles.

Check Also

Elizabeth Stober Appointed Cambridge Business Development Director

Elizabeth Stober, former senior director of business development at Leonardo DRS' global enterprise solutions business, has joined logistics and security services contractor Cambridge director of business development. She started her corporate career at DynCorp International as a program administrator and later held business development roles at Scientific Research Corp., QinetiQ North America and TASC.

BAE, Serco, SRC Awarded $1.8B in IDIQ Contracts to Support Navy Ship C4I Systems

BAE SystemsSerco Inc. and Scientific Research Corp. have won 10-year contracts worth up to $1.81B combined to provide integrated command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems for the U.S. Navy's shipbuilding programs. Contractors will help the service branch engineer, fabricate, assemble, test, install and perform logistics work on C4I system of systems aboard large deck amphibious ships and new construction aircraft carriers, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.