ARLINGTON, Va., June 14, 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Scott D. White vice president for Intelligence. White reports to Larry Lanzillotta, vice president of Customer Relations, and is based in the company's Washington office in Arlington.

In his new position, White has executive responsibility for leading company engagement with the many agencies of the U.S. intelligence community. He is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective customer contact, relations and a full understanding of customer requirements.

"Scott's depth of experience and his clear understanding of this unique and vital area will strengthen Northrop Grumman's position," said Lanzillotta. "The company already performs a significant amount of intelligence-related work, but we are always seeking ways to further align our capabilities with current and emerging national security requirements."

White recently retired from the CIA after 30 years of service. He held a variety of executive management positions, most recently as the Associate Deputy Director of the CIA. In that role, he directed strategic and tactical operations, working in conjunction with the Director and Deputy Director of the CIA.

Previously, White served as the Director of Support, managing and directing the multifunctional mission support elements of the CIA, and as the Associate Deputy Director of Analysis at the CIA, helping to lead all source analysis activities supporting top policymakers in the White House and Congress.

White also served at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency where he led both the Source Management and Operation and the Analysis and Production Directorates.

White earned a bachelor's of science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and served as an officer on nuclear-powered submarines. He retired as a captain the U.S. Naval Reserves in 2004. He has also completed a Congressional Fellowship with the American Political Science Association.

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