Kenneth L. Bedingfield has been promoted to vice president of business management and chief financial officer for the aerospace systems sector at defense technology company Northrop Grumman Corp. Bedingfield was a corporate vice president, controller and chief accounting officer. He also was the national client leader for the U.S. aerospace and defense audit practice at service and lobbying firm KPMG.
Michael Hardesty has been promoted to corporate vice president, controller and chief accounting officer at Northrop Grumman Corp. Hardesty was vice president of business management and chief financial officer for the information systems sector. He has worked at the company as vice president of internal audit. He also has worked as an audit senior manager at Deloitte & Touche.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.