Company Leadership – Gen. Mark A. Welsh III

President, Texas A&M University

Gen. Mark A. Welsh III (U.S. Air Force retired) was elected to the Northrop Grumman Board of Directors in 2016. Welsh is the 27th president of Texas A&M University. He previously served as dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service. 

Prior to joining Texas A&M University, Welsh served as chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the U.S. and overseas. During his long career, Welsh also served as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, commander of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe, commander of NATO’s Air Command, associate director for military affairs at the Central Intelligence Agency and commandant of the United States Air Force Academy.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global aerospace and defense technology company. Our pioneering solutions equip our customers with the capabilities they need to connect and protect the world, and push the boundaries of human exploration across the universe. Driven by a shared purpose to solve our customers’ toughest problems, our employees define possible every day.

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