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Easton Leadership Styles Series

Gary Ervin

Corporate VP and President

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

November 19, 2011
12:45pm - 1:45 pm

UCLA Anderson, Rm B208

Lunch will be provided
RSVP here to attend
Please RSVP by November 12, 2011


Gary W. Ervin is corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Systems, a premier provider of manned and unmanned systems, space systems, missile systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation's security.

Ervin leads Aerospace Systems, headquartered in Redondo Beach, Calif., an approximately $10 billion business with approximately 23,000 employees, with major operations in Redondo Beach, El Segundo, Palmdale, and San Diego, Calif.; Bethpage, NY; Clearfield, Utah; and Melbourne and St. Augustine, Fla. He is a member of the company's corporate policy council.

Prior to his current assignment, Ervin served as corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman's Integrated Systems sector, headquartered in El Segundo, Calif. The sector created the company's large-scale system integration capabilities, which focused on providing customers a new dynamic for the precise execution of national security operations. The sector drew upon the experience and knowledge of its nearly 13,500 employees to provide innovative solutions for the national security needs of the United States government and its international alliances.

Ervin joined Northrop Grumman in 2001 as vice president and deputy of the company's Air Combat Systems business segment and was appointed sector vice president of Integrated Systems in January 2002. Previously, he served for 22 years with the Lockheed Martin Corporation, most recently as vice president of Advanced Development Programs. He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics systems science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 75,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

The Easton Technology Leadership Program has been established at the UCLA Anderson School of Management by a gift from Jim Easton. This program aims to strengthen the technology leadership skills of students with engineering and technical backgrounds to help them 'move up' to business leaders and 'move out' to become successful entrepreneurs.

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