Northrop Grumman names new defense systems president
Roshan Roeder succeeds Mary Petryszyn
Falls Church-based Northrop Grumman Corp.’s board of directors has appointed Roshan Roeder as corporate vice president and president of the Fortune 500 company’s defense systems sector.
Roeder currently serves as vice president and general manager of the airborne multifunction sensors division within the federal contractor’s missions systems sector. Roeder’s new role is effective Oct. 17. She succeeds Mary Petryszyn, who is retiring Jan. 13, 2023, Northrop Grumman announced in a news release Thursday.
“Roshan is a seasoned executive with extensive experience leading a broad spectrum of businesses,” Northrop Grumman CEO, Chair and President Kathy Warden said in a statement. “With her leadership, our defense systems businesses will continue to thrive as they deliver mission-critical capabilities for our customers.”
Warden also thanked Petryszyn for her decadelong career with Northrop Grumman.
“Mary’s unwavering commitment to our people, our customers and our culture is core to who she is and what she stands for,” Warden said. Petryszyn will continue as corporate vice president and report to Warden during the transition and until her retirement.
Roeder has spent more than two decades with Northrop Grumman and has led several of its businesses during that time. She has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Virginia Tech University.