David T. Perry is corporate vice president and chief global business officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leader in global security.

Perry is responsible for the company’s international business and acquisition efforts. Chief executives leading corporate operations outside the United States report to Perry. He is also a member of the company’s Corporate Policy Council.

At Northrop Grumman, Perry has held a number of assignments of increasing responsibility, most recently as vice president and general manager of the naval and marine systems division of the Mission Systems sector. Other roles include the vice president of Marine Systems in 2005. Perry joined Northrop Grumman in 1999 as a marketing manager responsible for submarine programs. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, he served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer.

Perry earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Duke University and a master’s degree in engineering administration from The George Washington University. He also completed the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program. Perry currently serves on the Board of Trustees at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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