Andrew Harnik—APAndrew Harnik—AP
- TitleChairman, President, and CEO
- AffiliationNorthrop Grumman
Warden has gotten off to a strong start at Northrop Grumman since taking over as CEO—becoming the first woman to hold the job—at the beginning of 2019. The defense giant’s stock price is up about 50% since then, as she has scored almost $26 billion in new contracts in the first two quarters of 2019. In August, Warden took on the additional title of chairman after former CEO Wes Bush retired from that role.Subscribe to The Broadsheet, our newsletter on the world's most powerful women.