A corporate vice president at Northrop Grumman Corp.
was confirmed by the Senate yesterday to be the new secretary of the Navy
, according to a Washington Technology report.
Donald C. Winter most
recently served as president of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector. He also formerly worked as president and CEO of TRW Systems, said the report. In the early 1980s, Winter worked with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as program manager for space acquisition. Winter earned his bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Rochester and a master's and doctorate in physics from the University of Michigan.
In 2002, Winter was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Source: Washington Technology