Kathy Warden

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  • Title
    Chair, CEO, and President
  • Affiliation
    Northrop Grumman
  • Country

On Warden’s watch, Northrop delivered the superpowerful James Webb Space Telescope to NASA last year and in December will unveil the next generation of its stealth aircraft. But there are possible headwinds: Citing antitrust concerns, the FTC is reviewing a component of Northrop’s key 2018 $7.8 billion acquisition of rocket, missile, and satellite motor manufacturer Orbital ATK. Warden says the company believes it is in compliance.