Greg Manuel is vice president and general manager of the Strategic Deterrent Systems division at Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems sector, a premier provider of autonomous & space systems and nextgeneration solutions to assist our customers worldwide, preserve freedom and advance human discovery.
The Strategic Deterrent Systems division is home to the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program, the first new Intercontinental Ballistic Missile modernization program requested by the U.S. Air Force in nearly 25 years. The GBSD program is a major milestone for our company and its impact will last for decades to come, as this program will be the bedrock of the U.S. strategic deterrent capability. The Strategic Deterrent Systems portfolio includes the GBSD program, the ICBM ground sustainment business and our new key growth opportunity Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3).
Prior to GBSD, Mr. Manuel was the Vice President of Aerospace Systems Global Supply Chain where he had a multi-billion dollar responsibility for managing all the sector supply chain efforts and for creating the GSC strategies domestically and abroad for the sector. The GSC team has end-to-end responsibilities encompassing subcontracts, procurement, supplier assessment and quality, pricing and estimating, transportation, kitting, production support, and business system architecture design and implementation.
Previously, Mr. Manuel was the vice president of GSC Subcontracts responsible for all subcontracted activity within Aerospace Systems. Prior to his GSC assignments, Greg was the program director and capture team leader responsible for the successful pursuit of a significant restricted program within Aerospace Systems and has held numerous leadership roles on various programs since joining Northrop Grumman in 1984.
Mr. Manuel has a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s degree in business administration from California State University Bakersfield. He is also a graduate of the Executive General Management Program at Harvard Business School, Advance Program Management School at Northrop Grumman and has participated in numerous seminars and workshops on program management, leadership, systems engineering and integration.
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