Business

January 16, 2013

Northrop Grumman appoints VP of Quality, Safety,Mission Assurance for Technical Services

NG-people
Northrop Grumman has named Ruth Bishop sector vice president of quality, safety and mission assurance for its Technical Services sector effective Jan. 26.
In her new position, Bishop will have overall responsibility for sectorwide mission assurance and Six Sigma functions to enhance quality and measure productivity while predicting future program performance for Technical Services.

“With more than 30 years of experience and success in enterprise-level QSMA, Ruth will be at the forefront of the sector’s drive to enhance program efficiencies while continuing to raise the level of quality throughout the sector,” said Chris Jones, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Technical Services. “Ruth is uniquely qualified for this position, and we are fortunate to have such an accomplished leader and mission assurance practitioner as part of the team.”

Bishop most recently served as the director of mission assurance for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Targeting Systems division for Northrop Grumman’s Electronic Systems sector. She joined Northrop Grumman in 1981 and has held positions of increasing responsibility since starting her career as a laboratory technician with the former Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

She earned bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and in biological sciences from the University of Delaware. Bishop has completed Six Sigma black belt certification and is a certified quality manager.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

President proclaims Memorial Day as ‘Day of Prayer’

President Barack Obama May 22 saluted the service and sacrifices of America’s military members–past and present–and proclaimed Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, “as a day of prayer for permanent peace, and I designate the hour beginning in each locality at 11 a.m. of that day as a time during which people may unite in prayer....
 
 

Air Force leaders’ Memorial Day message

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III send the following Memorial Day message to the Airmen of the Air Force and their families: To the Airmen of the United States Air Force and their Families: On Memorial Day, Americans pause in solemn remembrance...
 
 

Headlines May 22, 2015

News: Second Marine killed in Hawaii Osprey crash identified - Marine Corps officials have identified the second Marine to die as a result of the May 17 MV-22B Osprey crash as Lance Cpl. Matthew J. Determan of Maricopa, Ariz.   Business: Israel defense exports plunge to seven-year low - Israeli defense sales last year plunged to their...
 

 

News Briefs May 22, 2015

Ukrainian officer hit with third charge in Russia A third charge has been filed against a Ukrainian military officer who has been behind bars in Moscow for nearly a year over the deaths of two Russian journalists in Ukraine. Nadezhda Savchenko, who worked as a spotter for Ukrainian troops fighting separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine,...
 
 
Army photograph by C. Todd Lopez

Smart-mortar will help Soldiers more effectively hit targets

Army photograph by C. Todd Lopez Nick Baldwin and Evan Young, researchers with the Armament Research Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal, Pennsylvania, discuss the 120mm Guided Enhanced Fragmentation Mortar ...
 
 

Air Force assigns new chief scientist

The Air Force announced the service’s new chief scientist to serve as a science and technology adviser to the secretary of the Air Force and the chief of staff of the Air Force, May 21. Dr. Greg Zacharias will be the 35th chief scientist and is ready to “dive in” to his new role. “I...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>