US aerospace and defence firm Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE: NOC) said it has appointed Douglas Raaberg as chief executive United Arab Emirates effective October 14.
In this new position, Raaberg will be responsible for coordinating the corporation´s relationship with the UAE, supporting current programmes and developing strategies for growth.
Raaberg was previously director, battle management command and control campaign lead, within Northrop Grumman´s Aerospace Systems sector and led a portfolio of business pursuits to develop, sustain and modernize BMC2 products.
He was also responsible for leading business development efforts for the sector´s military aircraft systems including B-2, E-2D, F/A-18, F-35 and Joint STARS aircraft.
Raaberg joined Northrop Grumman in March 2010 following a career in the US Air Force spanning more than 30 years during which he held numerous operational, command and staff positions.
Northrop Grumman is a security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernisation to government and commercial customers worldwide.
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