RESTON, Va., April 26, 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Cheryl L. Janey vice president of communications for the company's Information Systems sector. Janey reports to Linda A. Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems.
Janey, who most recently led operational objectives for the company's federal-civil business, will oversee all sector communications and positioning activities, planning and implementing comprehensive programs to support new business opportunities, and managing employee and executive communications.
Â "In this role, Cheryl will provide a fresh perspective of strategic thinking and planning to our team," said Mills. "Her extensive background and varied experience will be an asset to our internal and external communications strategies."
Janey has nearly 30 years of experience in the information technology industry. Most recently, she was vice president of operations for the Information Systems sector's Civil Systems Division, overseeing the division's financial, growth and operational objectives within the federal-civil, and state and local markets. Prior to that, she was president of civil programs for Harris Corporation. She previously spent nearly six years in various leadership roles with Northrop Grumman supporting the company's commercial, state and local business.
She is a member of the Potomac Officer's Club, Women in Technology and the GovMark Council. She also serves on the executive advisory board of the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority, TechAmerica Public Sector board of directors and is a past board member of the Virginia High-Tech Partnership. Janey has been recognized by the Career Communications Group with its Women of Color Technology and Business President's Awards , in recognition of high merit, broad effect on people in many disciplines, and achievements of significant value.
Janey earned a bachelor's degree in design from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa., and has done postgraduate study at the University of Pittsburgh and the Darden School of the University of Virginia.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
CONTACT: Christy Whitman Northrop Grumman Information Systems (571) 213-5302 firstname.lastname@example.org