Ann Marie Fudge
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Young & Rubicam Brands, WPP Group PLC
Ann Marie Fudge was elected to the Northrop Grumman Board of Directors in 2016.
Fudge served as chairman and chief executive officer of Young & Rubicam Brands at WPP Group PLC from May 2003 to December 2006. Prior to that, she served in various leadership positions at Kraft Foods from 1986 to 2001, including president of Beverages, Desserts and Post Divisions, and president of Maxwell House Coffee and Kraft General Foods. From 1977 to 1986, Fudge held a variety of marketing positions at General Mills.
Fudge earned a bachelor’s degree in retail management from Simmons College and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.
She is a director of Novartis AG and Catalyst Partners Acquisition Corp.
She serves as the chairman of the board of trustees of WGBH Public Media and a senior trustee of the Brookings Institution. She is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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