Northrop taps new sector VP, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics

Northrop Grumman has named Douglas Lawton vice president, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics for two ISR-related divisions within the company’s Electronic Systems sector.

In his new role, Lawton will have executive responsibility for all Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics programs and processes that support the Airborne ISR and Targeting Systems division and the Space ISR Systems division.

Lawton was most recently vice president, Electronic Systems manufacturing. He joined the company in 1983.

He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland.

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