Kathy Warden

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  • Title
    Chairman, President, and CEO
  • Affiliation
    Northrop Grumman
  • Age
  • 2020 Rank

Northrop’s brightest spot is its fast-growing space business, where revenue climbed more than 30% in two recent quarters, a growth spurt that the company is crediting in part to an internal realignment of the business executed by Warden. So far analyst concerns that a Democratic administration would mean less funding for weapons like Northrop’s missiles and tanks have proved overblown.

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