Northrop Grumman announced June 3 it has appointed Heidi Hendrix vice president, human resources, for the company’s Aerospace Systems sector, effective immediately.
In this role, Hendrix will be responsible for all aspects of human resources in the Aerospace Systems sector, including attracting, developing, retaining, supporting and engaging a diverse, inclusive and high-performance workforce.
“Northrop Grumman is pleased to welcome Heidi to our team,” said Denise Peppard, corporate vice president and chief human resources officer for Northrop Grumman. “We are in the midst of a dynamic time in our industry and Heidi’s extensive experience in critical HR functions, including all aspects of change management, will be invaluable.”
For the past 15 years, Hendrix has worked in leadership positions at Bank of America. Most recently, as senior vice president, she was the human resources executive for Legacy Asset Servicing, where she was responsible for all generalist, staffing, organizational/leader development, learning and compensation activities for the 50,000-person organization.
Prior to joining Bank of America, Hendrix worked in change management at Andersen Consulting. An experienced business leader, Hendrix brings expertise in a number of human resources disciplines including organizational design, leadership development, succession planning, performance management, and incentive design and compensation management.
Hendrix earned a bachelor’s degree from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.