Northrop Grumman CEO Kathy Warden receives excellence award

Northrop Grumman CEO Kathy Warden receives excellence award

 September 14, 2022

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Northrop Grumman CEO & President Kathy Warden has been recognized as a recipient of the Deming Cup for Operational Excellence Award by Columbia Business School’s W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity, and Competitiveness.

The award spotlights Kathy's leadership in creating a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement across Northrop Grumman, positioning the company for growth and long-term success.  

“I am incredibly proud of our entire team and our collective commitment to continuous improvement,” said the Northrop Grumman CEO. “It’s an honor for our company to be recognized and celebrated as a 2022 recipient of the prestigious Deming Cup. The award is a powerful motivator to keep pushing forward.” 

Excellence as a company-wide call to action

Under the CEO's leadership, operational excellence has become a company-wide call to action to use new methodologies for continuous improvement in quality at all levels. With these processes in place, Northrop Grumman employees use advanced science, technology and engineering to create and deliver mission-critical advanced systems, products and services.   

Fostering cultures of continuous improvement

Since 2010, the Deming Cup has recognized leaders for displaying operational excellence and fostering cultures of continuous improvement within their organizations.

W. Edwards Deming taught that by adopting appropriate principles of management, organizations can increase quality and operational efficiency through a continual improvement mindset and thinking of manufacturing as a system - not as individual pieces.  

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