Northrop Grumman Corporation
has appointed David T. Perry vice president of its Marine
Systems Division, a business unit of the company's Electronic Systems
Perry succeeds James R. Hupton, who has retired from the
company after 36 years of distinguished service.
Perry will have executive responsibility for all Marine Systems
programs and will provide leadership for the propulsion, power
generation, nuclear instrumentation and controls, and launcher
businesses at Marine Systems' locations in Sunnyvale, Calif.;
Sykesville, Md., Kings Bay, Ga., and Bangor, Wash.
Perry joined the company in 1999 and has held positions in
program management, business development and strategic planning. Since
2003, he has served as the strategic business unit director for the
company's machinery controls and automation business in
Charlottesville, Va. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, Perry served
with distinction in the U.S. Navy as an officer on nuclear submarines.
Perry earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from
and a master's degree in engineering administration
from George Washington University
. While serving in the U.S. Navy, he
completed naval nuclear propulsion training and numerous submarine
officer courses. He has also completed the Harvard Business School
Executive Education program.