Q&A With Chris McGlade Discusses Her Work as VP for Quality & Operational Excellence at Northrop’s Defense Systems Sector

In a recent Executive Spotlight interview, ExecutiveBiz spoke with Chris McGlade, vice president for quality and operational excellence at Northrop Grumman‘s defense system sector, to talk about the most significant capabilities for armed forces to provide protection on the modern battlefield. She also discussed the company’s commitment to the health and safety of its workforce, customers, contractors and communities.

Here’s an excerpt from the interview with McGlade about her work with Northrop:

“Mainly, I work in the defense system sector. I’m responsible for a lot of the operations from a homebase standpoint, which includes technology, engineering and manufacturing as well as supply chain and mission assurance.

Our customers are looking for faster cycle times and more affordable systems to rapidly counter evolving threats. They also have a need to maintain capabilities. We understand what our warfighters need.

We’re performing at that speed with efficiency and agility across our portfolio. For Northrop Grumman, digital transformation is all about our customers and their mission.”

Visit ExecutiveBiz to read the full Executive Spotlight interview with Northrop’s Chris McGlade, and don’t miss our other interviews with the most significant executives of consequence to the federal and government contracting sectors.

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