FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Dec. 15, 2014 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Carl Hahn vice president, chief compliance officer, effective Jan. 15, 2015. Hahn is succeeding Judy Perry Martinez, who will be retiring, and will report to Sheila C. Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel.

"Carl brings to his role at Northrop Grumman a tremendous breadth of experience in global compliance, investigations and risk management. I am delighted to welcome him to our company," said Cheston. "Carl shares our absolute commitment to the highest standards of integrity. His demonstrated leadership in ethics and compliance, his thoughtfulness and his global perspective will serve our company well as he assumes the role of chief compliance officer."

Hahn joins Northrop Grumman from IBM Corporation, where he most recently served as associate general counsel, trust and compliance officer, responsible for IBM's compliance program across the United States, South America and Europe. In that role, he also helped to manage the company's investigations globally. Previously, Hahn held various other positions at IBM, including in corporate litigation, as assistant general counsel in Japan, and providing counsel to IBM's federal government business.

Hahn earned a juris doctorate degree from the University of Virginia and a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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