Wes Bush

Chairman, Northrop Grumman Corporation


Wes Bush is chairman of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a global aerospace and defense technology company, a position he has held since 2011.

Bush previously served as Northrop Grumman’s chief executive officer from 2010 through 2018. Prior to 2010, he served as the company’s president & chief operating officer, chief financial officer and president of its Space Technology sector.

Prior to the acquisition of TRW by Northrop Grumman in 2002, Bush had served as president and chief executive officer for TRW’s UK-based global Aeronautical Systems and as vice president of TRW Ventures. He joined TRW in 1987 in its space business, and prior to joining TRW, he held engineering positions with both the Aerospace Corporation and Comsat Labs. Bush serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations including Conservation International, the Inova Health System and the USO Board of Governors. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Bush serves on the Northrop Grumman Corporation Board of Directors, the General Motors Board of Directors andthe DowDuPont Materials Advisory Committee.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security companyproviding innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, space, strike, and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide.