Northrop Grumman Corporation of Falls Church, VA announced July 24 that it has appointed Bruce Walker as vice president, homeland security, civil, regulatory and international affairs. He will report to Sid Ashworth, corporate vice president, government relations.
“Bruce will be responsible for leading the team that builds and sustains relationships with federal departments and civilian agencies of the United States government,” said Ashworth. “In this important role, he will also oversee the execution of key company initiatives while analyzing policy issues and government-wide and agency-specific plans, objectives and budgets.”
Walker has over 35 years of experience in strategic planning, contract negotiations and technology acquisition. He has held several leadership roles in the design, development and management of affordable IT solutions for federal, state and local government.
After joining Northrop Grumman in 2003, Walker worked with the newly-formed Department of Homeland Security and later served in various strategic planning roles. In 2008, he joined Government Relations and worked with the Federal Agencies Integrated Customer team. This team’s scope of work was eventually expanded to include regulatory and international activities. Prior to joining the company, Walker worked at Raytheon Corporation where he led the high-performance computing business.
Walker frequently speaks on a wide variety of homeland security topics at the federal, state and local level. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and mathematics from American University in Washington, D.C.
Source: Northrop Grumman Corporation