The board of directors of Northrop Grumman has chosen Jennifer McGarey as its corporate vice president and secretary.
In her new role, McGarey will be responsible for corporate governance and securities compliance and will act as a channel of communication and information among Northrop Grumman’s leadership and board.
McGarey joins Northrop Grumman from general counsel and secretary of RCN Corporation, where she most recently served as general counsel and secretary, and previously VP of human resources as well as VP and compliance officer. Prior to that, McGarey served in legal roles for MCI Corporation and U.S. Airways.
She will report to Sheila Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel.
“I am delighted to welcome Jennifer McGarey to our leadership team,” Cheston said. “Her experience as a corporate secretary, as well as her legal, financial and human resources expertise, will be invaluable in her new role with our company. I look forward to her making immediate contributions that deliver value for our shareholders, customers and employees.”