As the industry keeps changing, it's important to know a company's "pedigree."
Northrop Grumman Corp. has appointed Thomas Mendez as vice president and controller of its Aerospace Systems sector.
According to a release, in this role, Mendez will be responsible for financial planning and analysis; financial reporting and accounting; budgets, rates and overhead management; government relations and compliance; resource management; and property administration for the sector.
Most recently, Mendez served as corporate director and assistant controller for Northrop Grumman Corp.
Prior to joining the company, Mendez was a senior manager with Deloitte & Touche. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve for six years before beginning his public accounting career.
"The current budget environment is challenging, with funding constraints driving unprecedented demand for aggressive approaches to affordability," said Ken Bedingfield, vice president of Business Management and chief financial officer for Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. "Tom's experience enables him to offer new ways to manage our business and continuously improve our performance."
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