Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that its board of directors has elected Mark Rabinowitz corporate vice president and treasurer, succeeding James L. Sanford, who will retire at the end of the year. Rabinowitz will assume his new position on Aug. 1, 2007. He will report to James F. Palmer, Northrop Grumman corporate vice president and chief financial officer. As treasurer, Rabinowitz will be responsible for all duties of the corporate treasury, including cash management, insurance and risk management, capital markets, capital structure, bank relationships, and the execution of merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions. Rabinowitz currently serves as vice president and assistant treasurer, with responsibility for the development and implementation of Northrop Grumman's capital deployment strategy including dividends and share repurchase programs. He previously was corporate director and assistant treasurer of banking and capital markets from 2003 to 2006.