People on the Move: Northrop Grumman Names Kenny Robinson as Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Kenny Robinson has been named Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation (ranked No. 20 on the 2022 Fair360, formerly DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list), effective May 31. 

Robinson will take over for Sandra Evers-Manly who is retiring in June after 40 years with the company. In his new role, Robinson will continue to advance the company’s DEI strategies and programs, ethics programs and corporate citizenship while also serving as president of the Northrop Grumman Foundation. 

Robinson currently serves as Vice President of Engineering and Sciences for a division in the Mission Systems sector at Northrop Grumman. He joined the company in 2007 following a career in the U.S. Air Force, where he was commander of the Global Positioning System Control Segment Group. 

Robinson has a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a master’s degree from Lesley University in applied management.