Northrop names new president of space systems

By Courtney Albon / November 18, 2021 at 10:07 AM

Northrop Grumman today announced Tom Wilson will serve as corporate vice president and president of the company’s space systems business.

Wilson, who now serves as sector vice president and general manager of strategic space systems, will assume the role effective Jan. 1. He will succeed Blake Larson.

“Tom’s leadership experience and achievements in the national security, civil and commercial space markets make him ideally suited for his new role,” Northrop CEO Kathy Warden said in a press release today. “I am confident our space business will continue to grow and perform under Tom’s strong leadership, vision and values.”