Northrop Grumman names new VP and GM of civil systems

James Myers will report to Linda Mills, corporate VP and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems

Northrop Grumman Corp. has named James Myers vice president and general manager of its Civil Systems business group, one of four divisions in the company’s Information Systems sector.

He will report to Linda Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems, according to a Jan. 6 company statement.

Myers will provide executive leadership for the Information Systems business sector, supporting solutions for civilian customers, including integrated information systems, applications, networks and service offerings for federal civilian agencies, state and local government, and international markets.

Previously, Myers was vice president of mission assurance for the company’s Electronic Systems sector, where he led the program management functional organization, development and implementation of all mission assurance programs and processes across the sector.

Myers joined Northrop Grumman in 1997 from the former TRW Space & Electronics division, where he served as vice president of business development and then as vice president of strategic development.

In 2003, Myers was named vice president of satellite communications and later served as vice president of payloads and sensors at Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector. In 2007, he joined the Electronic Systems sector to serve as sector vice president and general manager of the Navigation Systems Division.

Myers earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University as well as a master’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. He also has a master’s degree in business administration from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Northrop Grumman, of Los Angeles, ranks No. 2 on Washington Technology’s 2010 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

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