Northrop Grumman announced today that Roshan Roeder has been promoted to corporate vice president and president of the company's Defense Systems sector, effective Oct. 17.
Roeder succeeds Mary Petryszyn, who has announced her intent to retire beginning next January.
Petryszyn will continue as corporate vice president, reporting to CEO Kathy Warden to support the transition until her retirement, according to a company statement.
Roeder is currently vice president and general manager of the Airborne Multifunction Sensors Division in Northrop's Mission Systems sector, which delivers C4ISR systems and hardware and software products for airborne platforms. She has worked for the company for more than 20 years.