Wesley G. Bush
Wes Bush is chairman and chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leader in global security. He has served as chief executive officer since January 2010, and as chairman since July 2011.
Prior to 2010, Bush served as the president and chief operating officer of the company. Before that, he served as the corporate vice president and chief financial officer, and, earlier, as the president of the company’s Space Technology sector. Prior to the acquisition of TRW by Northrop Grumman, he had served since 2001 as president and chief executive officer for TRW’s UK-based global Aeronautical Systems. Bush joined TRW in 1987 as a systems engineer, and served in engineering, program management and business development roles in TRW’s Space & Electronics business. Prior to joining TRW, he held engineering positions with both the Aerospace Corporation and Comsat Labs.
Bush earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also completed the University of California, Los Angeles’ Executive Management Program. Bush serves on the board of directors of Norfolk Southern Corporation, as well as the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including the Aerospace Industries Association, the Business-Higher Education Forum, Conservation International, the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, the Inova Health System and the USO Board of Governors.