Global Communications Leader credited with effectively delivering business results for multiple companies – from Fortune 500 corporations to technology start-ups – by transforming their communications strategies and operations across an increasingly digital landscape.
A senior leader with over 20 years’ experience and a proven track record of effectively working with C-suite leadership, specializing in team building and strategic counsel, developing and implementing integrated communications platforms that enable business growth, promote and protect an organization’s brand, align employee engagement, position products and technologies with diverse audiences, and deploy digital communications and third party strategies to influence key stakeholders.
Ms. Jennings is currently a Senior Director leading an integrated communications and marketing team of 15 in support of Northrop Grumman’s Autonomous Systems division, and Advanced Programs portfolio as well as responsible for internal, external communications and civic/community engagement for the San Diego Autonomous Design Center of Excellence facility, locally.
Prior to joining Northrop Grumman in August 2014, she served as the Corporate Director of Global Communications and Public Relations at Raytheon Defense Company overseeing communications teams in key markets including Europe, the Middle East and parts of Asia, in support of new and current business portfolios.
Prior to her time at Raytheon Ms. Jennings also held positions at Boeing Defense, Space and Security, and in London, with APCO Worldwide, a U.S.-based global corporate communications and public affairs agency, where she advised a number of international brands.
Ms. Jennings began her career in broadcasting in London, UK as an assistant home and foreign news editor for Sky News. She also worked as a senior producer with the BBC and The Associated Press TV. Ms. Jennings earned a bachelor’s degree, with honors, in international political and social history from the University of East Anglia, U.K., as well as a master’s degree in newspaper journalism from City University, U.K.