Three Exec Appointments at Newport News

Tuesday, January 20, 2004
Northrop Grumman Corporation announces the following three executive appointments in its Newport News sector: Becky Stewart, currently vice president, Surface Ship and Submarine Fleet Maintenance Program has been named head of the Submarine Program; Irwin F. Edenzon, currently vice president, Business and Technology Development, has been named vice president, Technology Development and Fleet Support; and John J. Mazach, currently executive director, Business Development, has been promoted to vice president, Business Development.

All appointments are effective Feb. 1, 2004. "Becky, Irwin and John bring invaluable experience to these positions and their leadership will be instrumental in helping shape the future of the Newport News sector," said Tom Schievelbein, Northrop Grumman corporate vice president and president of the Newport News sector. As vice president, Submarine Program, Becky Stewart will be responsible for all new submarine construction projects. Newport News is teamed to build the Virginia-class of submarines and is currently doing work on the first four ships in the class. Stewart began her career at Newport News in 1982 as a technical planner and has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility. She earned a bachelor's degree from Christopher Newport University and a master's degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary. As vice president, Technology Development and Fleet Support, Irwin Edenzon will be responsible for all fleet maintenance activities including ship repair for surface ships, submarines and commercial vessels. Edenzon will also be responsible for operations at Continental Maritime in San Diego, the Herbert H. Bateman Virginia Advanced Shipbuilding and Carrier Integration Center in Newport News and engineering activities at the Northrop Grumman Newport News engineering facility in Washington, D.C. He joined Newport News in 1997 as director of Future Carrier Programs. Before coming to Newport News, he was vice president at Textron Marine and before that was a director at Sperry Marine. Edenzon earned a bachelor's degree from Rutgers University and a master's degree in business administration from Florida State University.

As vice president, Business Development, John Mazach will oversee all business development, marketing and customer-relations initiatives. A retired vice admiral, Mazach was director, Navy and Marine Corps Programs Business Development at Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems before joining the Newport News sector in 2002. He also served 32 years as an aviator in the U.S. Navy. Mazach earned a bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University and is a graduate of numerous executive-level service colleges.

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