LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ian V. Ziskin, Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) chief human resources and administrative officer, has been inducted as a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR), the highest honor accorded to chief human resource officers and other lifetime contributors to the human resource profession. NAHR Fellows are recognized by their peers as leaders in the profession, have meritorious national reputations for shaping human resource thinking and policy through scholarship and international influence, and have demonstrated an unfailing commitment to success.

"This top honor is a tribute to Ian's leadership and his success in his professional community, and we're proud of his accomplishment," said Ronald D. Sugar, chairman and chief executive officer for Northrop Grumman.

Ziskin is responsible for all aspects of human resources and administration for the company. His experience includes the aerospace and defense, automotive, electronic components, information services and telecommunications industries.

"I have known and admired NAHR Fellows my entire career, and it is quite an honor to be included among them," said Ziskin. "I am most excited to represent Northrop Grumman, and my family who have supported me throughout my career."

Ziskin earned a bachelor's degree in management from Binghamton University, where he graduated magna cum laude, and a master's degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University. He is a board member or participant in several professional organizations including the HR Policy Association, Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California, Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies at Cornell University and HR50.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion 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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