May 21, 2013
Northrop Grumman taps Christine McGlade, Andrew W. Reynolds to lead Aircraft Integration Centers of Excellence
Northrop Grumman has appointed Christine McGlade and Andrew W. Reynolds vice presidents of manufacturing operations and site managers for the company’s aircraft integration centers of excellence in St. Augustine, Fla., and Palmdale, Calif., respectively.In her new role, McGlade will be responsible for managing and integrating all manufacturing and support operations at the St. Augustine site in coordination with the company’s various aircraft programs and other functional organizations. For the immediate future, she also will lead production of the E-2 Hawkeye aircraft. The site produces, modifies, repairs and overhauls military aircraft and subassemblies. Reynolds will manage and integrate all manufacturing and support operations at the Palmdale site in coordination with the manufacturing center’s multiple programs and functional organizations. The site assembles, integrates, tests and maintains some of the world’s most advanced aircraft, including the F-35, B-2 Spirit and RQ-4 Global Hawk. For the immediate future, Reynolds also will continue to serve in his current role as the production leader for Northrop Grumman Aerospace System’s portion of the F-35 program.