Kathy J. Warden

Northrop Grumman

Kathy Warden is Chair, CEO and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation. She has extensive experience in operational leadership and business development in government and commercial markets. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman in 2008, Kathy held leadership roles at General Dynamics and the Veridian Corporation, was a principal in a venture internet firm, and spent nearly a decade with the General Electric Company, working in commercial industries. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Merck & Co. and Catalyst, as the chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, as vice-chair of the Aerospace Industries Association, and on the James Madison University Board of Visitors. She is a seven-time recipient of Executive Mosaic’s Wash100, a prized award for government contracting. She holds a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and an MBA from George Washington University.

Year appointed: 2019

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