Sheila C. Cheston net worth and biography

Sheila Cheston Biography and Net Worth

Sheila C. Cheston is corporate vice president and general counsel for Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leader in global security. Cheston oversees all of Northrop Grumman’s legal matters.

Cheston joined Northrop Grumman from BAE Systems, Inc., where she was executive vice president responsible for strategy and planning, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and legal matters; she also served as a member of its board of directors. Previously, Cheston was a partner at the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, where she was chair of the firm’s International Aviation, Defense and Aerospace Group. She has held key leadership positions in the U.S. government, including general counsel of the United States Air Force, where she oversaw approximately 1,500 lawyers stationed worldwide, and special associate counsel to the President of the United States.

Cheston earned a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University School of Law. She is a commissioner of the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession. She is also a fellow of the American Bar and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Cheston serves on the Board of Directors for the National Partnership for Women and Families, the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, and Equal Justice Works, and on the Board of Advisors for the National Military Family Association. She is the recipient of numerous national awards for leadership, for advancing diversity and inclusion, and for community service.

Northrop Grumman is a technology company, focused on global security and human discovery. Our pioneering solutions equip our customers with capabilities they need to connect, advance and protect the U.S. and its allies. Driven by a shared purpose to solve our customers’ toughest problems, our 90,000 employees define possible every day.

What is Sheila C. Cheston's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Sheila C. Cheston is at least $13.42 million as of August 9th, 2022. Ms. Cheston owns 25,350 shares of Northrop Grumman stock worth more than $13,423,332 as of December 1st. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other assets that Ms. Cheston may own. Learn More about Sheila C. Cheston's net worth.

How old is Sheila C. Cheston?

Ms. Cheston is currently 63 years old. There are 5 older executives and no younger executives at Northrop Grumman. The oldest executive at Northrop Grumman is Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok, VP of Trust Admin. and Investments, who is 72 years old. Learn More on Sheila C. Cheston's age.

How do I contact Sheila C. Cheston?

The corporate mailing address for Ms. Cheston and other Northrop Grumman executives is 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA, 22042. Northrop Grumman can also be reached via phone at (703) 280-2900 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Sheila C. Cheston's contact information.

Has Sheila C. Cheston been buying or selling shares of Northrop Grumman?

Sheila C. Cheston has not been actively trading shares of Northrop Grumman during the last ninety days. Most recently, Sheila C. Cheston sold 4,025 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $473.99, for a transaction totalling $1,907,809.75. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 25,350 shares of the company's stock, valued at $12,015,646.50. Learn More on Sheila C. Cheston's trading history.

Who are Northrop Grumman's active insiders?

Northrop Grumman's insider roster includes Kenneth Bedingfield (CFO), Mark Caylor (VP), Sheila Cheston (VP), Gloria Flach (COO), Michael Hardesty (CAO), Thomas Jones (VP), Lesley Kalan (VP), David Keffer (Corp. VP & CFO ), Karl Krapek (Director), Janis Pamiljans (VP), David Perry (VP), Mary Petryszyn (VP), Shawn Purvis (VP), Kathy Warden (CEO), and Thomas Wilson, Jr. (VP). Learn More on Northrop Grumman's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Northrop Grumman?

In the last twelve months, insiders at the aerospace company sold shares 12 times. They sold a total of 25,772 shares worth more than $11,648,122.64. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 9th when VP Sheila C Cheston sold 4,025 shares worth more than $1,907,809.75. Insiders at Northrop Grumman own 0.3 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Northrop Grumman.

Information on this page was last updated on 8/9/2022.

Sheila C. Cheston Insider Trading History at Northrop Grumman

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/9/2022Sell4,025$473.99$1,907,809.7525,350View SEC Filing Icon  
2/18/2022Sell1,660$397.50$659,850.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/14/2022Sell575$397.00$228,275.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/3/2018Sell10,440$320.00$3,340,800.0043,696View SEC Filing Icon  
6/7/2016Sell3,105$215.52$669,189.6040,682View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2016Sell12,731$206.49$2,628,824.1943,787View SEC Filing Icon  
3/3/2016Sell11,857$190.04$2,253,304.2856,518View SEC Filing Icon  
11/12/2014Sell7,847$136.09$1,067,898.23View SEC Filing Icon  
6/6/2013Sell45,177$81.60$3,686,443.20View SEC Filing Icon  
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Sheila C. Cheston Buying and Selling Activity at Northrop Grumman

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Northrop Grumman Company Overview

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Northrop Grumman Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. The company's Aeronautics Systems segment designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, and sustains aircraft systems. This segment also offers unmanned autonomous aircraft systems, including high-altitude long-endurance strategic ISR systems and vertical take-off and landing tactical ISR systems; and strategic long-range strike aircraft, tactical fighter and air dominance aircraft, and airborne battle management and command and control systems. Its Defense Systems segment designs, develops, and produces weapons and mission systems. It offers products and services, such as integrated battle management systems, weapons systems and aircraft, and mission systems. This segment also provides command and control and weapons systems, including munitions and missiles; precision strike weapons; propulsion, such as air-breathing and hypersonic systems; gun systems and precision munitions; life cycle service and support for software, weapons systems, and aircraft; and logistics support, sustainment, operation, and modernization for air, sea, and ground systems. The company's Mission Systems segment offers cyber, command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems; radar, electro-optical/infrared and acoustic sensors; electronic warfare systems; advanced communications and network systems; cyber solutions; intelligence processing systems; navigation; and maritime power, propulsion, and payload launch systems. This segment also provides airborne multifunction sensors; maritime/land systems and sensors; navigation, targeting, and survivability solutions; and networked information solutions. Its Space Systems segment offers satellites and payloads; ground systems; missile defense systems and interceptors; launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; and strategic missiles. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.
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