Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) board of directors has elected Lucy C. Ryan as the company's corporate VP of Communications, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
She will report to Kathy J. Warden, the company's CEO and President and she will also serve as a member of the company's Corporate Policy Council.In her new role, Ryan will be responsible for the Corporation's worldwide communications strategy and execution, including media relations, employee communications, advertising, digital communications, executive communications and branding/corporate image.
Ryan joined Northrop Grumman in Sept. 2018 as VP, Enterprise Communications. She had previously been the director of communications for General Dynamics, where she was responsible for all facets of the company’s communications efforts. Prior to that, Ryan held numerous communications leadership roles at the company. Before joining General Dynamics, she worked for communications and advertising agencies in the Washington, D.C. area.
Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada and a master’s degree in international commerce from George Mason University.