Tom Wilson Succeeds Blake Larson as Head of Northrop Space Plans

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Tom Wilson Succeeds Blake Larson as Head of Northrop Space Plans

Wilson joined the Falls Church, Virginia-based defense and aerospace technology provider upon its 2018 acquisition of Orbital ATK, where he previously spent 17 years that included time at ATK.

A University of Maryland graduate, Wilson also worked for the Department of Defense earlier in his career.

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  • He will succeed Blake Larson, who intends to retire from the company on Feb. 4 after a four-decade career and will support the transition until the date of retirement, Northrop said Thursday.

  • He manages Northrop’s strategic space systems division in his current role and previously oversaw strategy and business development functions within the space systems sector.