Jim is a recognized leader in integrated logistics and modernization, defense and government services and training solutions, with more than 14,000 employees. In this position, Mr. Sutton has overall responsibility for the Sector’s government, customer and industry relations in both domestic and international markets. He was named to this position in October 2014.
Jim came to Northrop Grumman in 2012 as Director of Strategy & Business Development for the Integrated Logistics & Modernization Division of NGC’s Technical Services Sector. In this position, Mr. Sutton had overall responsibility for long-range strategy and new business acquisition efforts to strategically position the Division in domestic and international markets.
Jim came to Northrop Grumman Technical Services from the U. S. Air Force where he was Director, Plans & Programs for the Ogden Air Logistics Center at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. Jim retired from the Air Force after 20 years on active duty as a judge advocate and 12 years of civil service in the logistics and maintenance businesses. In recent years he was responsible for strategy, business development & transformation of the Ogden ALC--setting the vision for 13,000+ people in the Ogden ALC and the 24,000 people of Team Hill. He also led Hill’s 8000-person depot maintenance organization--managing cost, schedule and quality of depot repair, overhaul and modification for the A-10, F-16, F-22, and C-130 aircraft, the Minuteman III ICBM, a wide range of commodities, as well as software development and sustainment.