Northrop hires O'Bryan to be global business development officer

By John Liang / January 30, 2023 at 10:16 AM

Northrop Grumman has hired Stephen O'Bryan to be corporate vice president and global business development officer, the company announced today.

O'Bryan will "be responsible for leading the business development organization and enabling the company's international growth strategy," according to a Northrop statement. He will succeed David Perry, who has announced his intent to retire effective March 31.

Perry will continue as corporate vice president to support the transition until his retirement, Northrop said.

Prior to Northrop Grumman, O'Bryan worked at the Boston Consulting Group and from 2018 to 2019 he was senior vice president and chief global business development officer for L3Harris Technologies. Before that he worked for Lockheed Martin from 2004 to 2018. O'Bryan is also a former Navy F/A-18 pilot.