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Northrop Grumman Appoints Yolanda Murphy Vice President of Communications for its Technology Services Sector; Alleace Gibbs to Lead Communications for the Mission Systems Sector

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that Yolanda Murphy has been appointed vice president of communications for its Technology Services sector, succeeding Alleace Gibbs, who will now serve as vice president of communications for the company’s Mission Systems sector, effective Jan. 1, 2018. They will both report to Lisa Davis, corporate vice president of communications for Northrop Grumman.

In their new roles, Murphy and Gibbs will lead the communications teams of their respective sectors and will be responsible for the development, integration and implementation of a broad range of communications activities. Murphy will become a new member of Northrop Grumman’s Communications Council. Gibbs will remain a member of that leadership group.   

“I am excited to welcome Yolanda and Alleace to their new positions,” said Davis. “They have been dedicated leaders, serving in various communications roles throughout the company and they bring extensive experience to their new positions.”

Murphy currently serves as the director of enterprise communications for Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector and was previously the director of communications for the airborne C4ISR and space ISR systems division in the Mission Systems sector. She was also a manager of communications and public relations for the advanced concepts and technologies division in the company’s former Electronic Systems (ES) sector.

Gibbs is currently the vice president of communications for the company’s Technology Services sector. Previously she was director of employee communications in the company’s former ES sector. Gibbs has held a number of communications leadership roles during her career.

Murphy earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the International Academy of Design and Technology and a master’s degree in communications from Johns Hopkins University.

Gibbs earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Bowie State University and a master’s degree in of business administration from Morgan State University.

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