Northrop Grumman has named Carl Hahn as its new chief compliance officer. Effective Jan. 15, Hahn will succeed Judy Perry Martinez, who will be retiring, and report to Sheila C. Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel.

Hahn joins Northrop Grumman from IBM, where he most recently served as associate general counsel and compliance officer, responsible for the company's compliance program across the United States, South America and Europe. In that role, he also helped to manage the company's investigations globally.

Hahn has held various other positions at IBM, including in corporate litigation, as its assistant general counsel in Japan, and providing counsel to the company’s federal government business.