Linda Mills, corporate vice president of operations at Northrop Grumman, has been appointed to the board of directors at loan management, servicing and asset recovery firm Navient.
“[Mills’] extensive client-centric operations and information technology leadership in both government and commercial settings bring valuable insights as we help our customers navigate the path to financial success,” Navient Board Chairman William Diefenderfer said Monday.
Mills leads corporate programs, technology, engineering and quality at Northrop and was selected for a Federal Computer Week Federal 100 Award in 2012.
Fortune magazine named her to its list of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” in 2013.
She also serves on the boards of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the University of Illinois College of Engineering.