FREIBURG, Germany - Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Eckehardt Keip as managing director of Northrop Grumman Holding GmbH, which includes operating entities Northrop Grumman L.E.F. GmbH and Northrop Grumman LITEF GmbH.
Keip has been managing director of Northrop Grumman LITEF in Freiburg for nearly eight years; and, in his new, expanded role, he will be responsible for leading all areas of the company's Navigation Systems Division operations throughout Germany.
"This strategic new appointment will unite and centralize all of our operations in Germany under Eckehardt Keip's leadership," said Liz Iversen, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman's Navigation Systems Division. "We continue to develop, refine and integrate key technologies to create cutting-edge products for our customers and opportunities for continued growth in the company's operations."
Northrop Grumman L.E.F. and Northrop Grumman LITEF are the company's navigation systems subsidiaries based in Weisweil and Freiburg, Germany.