Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Dr. Mike Witt is vice president and chief sustainability officer for Northrop Grumman Corporation, a technology company focused on global security and human discovery.
Witt is responsible for the company’s environmental and sustainability programs across the business. These programs include enterprise-wide business strategies for carbon reduction, resource efficiency and materials management, helping to minimize the company’s environmental impact and advance environmental sustainability across the sectors.
Witt brings decades of environmental, health, safety and sustainability expertise to Northrop Grumman. Most recently, he held a number of key leadership positions with Dow Inc., and led their strategy for carbon reduction, climate change and materials sustainability, and played a key leadership role in building a $1.5 billion cross value chain global initiative to end plastic waste in the environment. He also represented the chemical industry in negotiations with the United Nations on a new global plastics treaty.
Witt holds a doctorate in environmental engineering from Michigan State University, a Master of Business Administration from Northwood University and bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Michigan.
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.