No. 29 | Northrop Grumman | DiversityInc Top 50

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Northrop Grumman moves up two spots on the list for its continued commitment to diversity and inclusion. The defense contractor’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council is co-chaired by Chairman, CEO and President Wes Bush. Northrop Grumman has developed a robust Global Supplier Diversity Program as well as continuing its talent-development initiatives.


  • Blacks on Board of Directors: 54.2% more than the Top 50
  • Latinos Among Those Promoted Into Management: 31.6% more than the Top 50
  • Supplier Diversity: Spent 63.5% more of total procurement with tier-1 women-owned suppliers than the Top 50


Wes Bush

Chairman, CEO and President

“We know from experience that diversity makes Northrop Grumman a better company. We are strongly committed to ensuring that we have a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, as diversity and inclusion are key to our ability to sustain top performance for our shareholders, customers and employees.”

Sandra Evers-Manly

Vice President, Global Corporate Responsibility

“At Northrop Grumman, we strive every day to promote diversity and inclusion because we understand it is the diversity of our people that makes the difference in our ability to be innovative and achieve top performance, to meet the critical needs of our customers and to support the communities where we live and work.”



U.S. Headquarters: Falls Church, Va.

Global Employees: 66,854

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