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Kathy Warden

Chair, CEO and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation | May 04, 2022

Kathy Warden, Chair, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation, joined David Rubenstein for a conversation-style interview on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

Northrop Grumman is an aerospace and defense technology company with a market cap of $60 billion. Their 90,000 employees deliver products and services in 25 nations. Kathy Warden has served as Chair, Chief Executive Officer and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation since 2019. She was elected to the company’s Board of Directors in 2018. Prior to becoming CEO and President, Ms. Warden served as President and Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, she held leadership roles at General Dynamics and Veridian Corporation. She was a Principal in a venture internet firm and also spent nearly a decade with General Electric Company.

She currently serves on the Boards of Merck & Co., Inc., Catalyst, and James Madison University Board of Visitors. She also serves as the Chair of the Aerospace Industries Association and the Vice Chair of the Greater Washington Partnership. She is a member of the Business Roundtable and The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. Ms. Warden earned a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and a master’s degree in business administration from George Washington University.