SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that it has appointed retired U.S. Navy Capt. Robert W. "Brick" Nelson director and corporate lead executive for company business in San Diego. Nelson reports to Timothy C. Jones, vice president, aviation and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
Before joining Northrop Grumman, Nelson retired from the U.S. Navy after a distinguished, 30-year career. His last Navy assignments were as a Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Strategic Studies Group Fellow, and as the deputy of DEEP BLUE, which was created in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks to develop concepts and technologies for the warfighter in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom for the CNO.Nelson earned a bachelor's degree in political science/pre-law from the California State University, Northridge. Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.
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