Sullivan Named VP-Ops, N&MSD, NOC

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Paul F. Sullivan vice president of operations for its Naval and Marine Systems Division (N&MSD) at the company's Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately.

In his new position, Sullivan will have executive responsibility for all phases of the division's Department of Defense and Homeland Security programs, along with division responsibility for strategy development, customer engagement, and Navy-related program execution. He will also oversee N&MSD's restricted programs and cross-company collaboration.

Sullivan joined Northrop Grumman in 2005 following a career with the U.S. Navy, where he retired with the rank of rear admiral. He held positions as Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet; Director of Submarine Warfare for the Chief of Naval Operations; Director of Plans and Policy and Director of Operations, U.S. Strategic Command; Director of Deep Submergence Programs for the Chief of Naval Operations; and Commander of Submarine Group Nine.

He commanded both the Fast Attack Submarine USS Birmingham (SSN 695) and the Trident Submarine USS Florida (SSBN 728). He also played a major role in such initiatives as the delivery of the Virginia-class submarine, the development of the Trident submarine SSGN program, the modification to the USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 23), the introduction of the Advanced SEAL Delivery System (ASDS) to the operating forces, and the pursuit of commercial-off-the-shelf technologies for submarine combat and communication systems.

Sullivan earned a bachelor's degree from the United States Naval Academy and a professional engineer's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He earned a master's degree in ocean engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master's degree in national security affairs from the National War College in Washington, D.C.

Since 2005, he has served as director of business development for N&MSD. He will be based at the Northrop Grumman campus in Annapolis, Md.

(www.northropgrumman.com)

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