Northrop Grumman Corporation promotes Stephen Yslas as general counsel
01 Jan 2009by WWL Editorial
Stephen Yslas is the new corporate vice president and general counsel of defence and technology company, Northrop Grumman.
He succeeds Burks Terry who retired on 31 December 2008.
Reporting to chairman and chief executive officer Ronald Sugar, Yslas is responsible for all of the company's legal matters and is also a member of the company's Corporate Policy Council.
He joined Northrup Grumman in 1975 and has served as chief counsel to the company's aircraft and electronics businesses and also led the legal team on regulatory matters.
Yslas was appointed to the position of corporate vice president, secretary and deputy general counsel in 2006. Succeeding him in this position is Joseph Coyne, formerly a partner at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP.