RESTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2008 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Pamela A. Drew sector vice president for business development at its Mission Systems sector, reporting to Philip A. Teel, corporate vice president and president of Mission Systems.

Drew joins Northrop Grumman from The Boeing Company, where she most recently was vice president and general manager of Boeing Integrated Defense & Security Solutions.

"Pam brings both significant large program capture experience and general management skills to increase our focus on our strategic growth objectives," said Teel. "As Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems positions for future opportunities, Pam's demonstrated ability to lead -- and win -- large, complex mission system projects will be a tremendous asset not only for the sector but also for the corporation."

At Boeing, Drew also served as vice president and general manager for its C3ISR Solutions business and as vice president of engineering and information technology for Boeing Phantom Works. Before joining Boeing in 1996, Drew was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and, previously, a member of the technical staff at U.S. West Advanced Technologies.

Drew earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and computer science, a master's degree in computer science, and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

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