Maxar Technologies, a provider of advanced space technology solutions, has appointed Carolyn Pittman as chief accounting officer, effective as of July 29. She became the company’s principal accounting officer on Aug. 7.

Pittman joins after a 23-year career at Northrop Grumman and its spin-off company, Huntington Ingalls Industries, where she held numerous financial leadership positions, including as chief financial officer and vice president, finance and controller of Newport News Shipbuilding, a $4.7 billion operating division of Huntington Ingalls; CFO for Enterprise Shared Services at Northrop Grumman; and as corporate vice president and chief audit executive at Northrop Grumman.

Prior to Northrop Grumman, Pittman worked in public accounting for 10 years at Ernst & Young.