Northrop hires Witt as chief sustainability officer

By John Liang / July 22, 2021 at 10:39 AM

Northrop Grumman said today it has hired Michael Witt to be the company's vice president and chief sustainability officer.

Witt will lead Northrop's sustainability initiatives to include designing and implementing enterprise-wide business practices for carbon reduction, resource efficiency and materials management, according to a company statement, helping minimize its environmental impact and advance sustainability throughout the business.

Witt previously spend many years at Dow Inc. and holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Michigan State University and a Masters of Business Administration from Northwood University.