LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that its board of directors has elected Gloria A. Flach to the position of corporate vice president and president of Enterprise Shared Services organization, effective March 1, 2010.  Flach will report directly to Wes Bush, chief executive officer and president and will serve on the company's Corporate Policy Council.

"Gloria Flach is an outstanding executive whose strong leadership skills and operating experience will enable her to successfully guide this new Enterprise Shared Services organization," said Bush.

Flach will lead a newly consolidated Enterprise Shared Services organization. This consolidation is as an important element of the company's move to improve its operating and financial performance, bringing together a variety of service and support functions in one organization.

A 28-year veteran of Northrop Grumman, Flach has held a number of positions with increasing technical and management responsibility. She most recently served as vice president and general manager, Targeting Systems Division in the company's Electronic Systems sector. In 2004, she was appointed vice president and chief information officer for Electronic Systems.  Previously, she was responsible for engineering, manufacturing and logistics across Electronic Systems.

Flach earned a bachelor's degree in computer science and a master's degree in business administration from Loyola University in Maryland and was inducted into Loyola's Computer Science Hall of Fame for outstanding contributions in the field.  She also has completed the Executive Marketing Program at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the General Manager's Program at Harvard University.

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.

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