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Jack Mahoney is the new President and CEO of Westwood Shipping Lines (Photo: Westwood Shipping Lines, Inc.)

Mahoney Named President and CEO of Westwood Shipping Lines

worked to elevate Maersk's position there, including entering new markets in Canada and abroad. One step was the introduction of a new liner service, which connected eastern Canada with the Mediterranean, Africa, the Middle East, India, Pakistan and the Far East.Mahoney earned his B.A. at The College of William and Mary and an M.Sc. in transportation management and logistics from the University of Denver. He is a Certified Supply Chain Professional, or CSCP.Mahoney will officially begin in his new position effective September 8, leading an organization of more than 90 colleagues, primarily based in

Julia Jones was promoted to vice president of manufacturing and facilities, where she is responsible for all manufacturing and facilities operations. Photo: HII

HII Promotes Jones, Fuller at its Newport News Shipbuilding

, trades director and nuclear construction director, most recently on the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) post shakedown availability. An Apprentice School graduate, Fuller earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Old Dominion University and is pursuing an MBA from The College of William and Mary. He will report to Matt Needy, vice president of Navy Programs.“Our role to design, build and maintain our nation’s nuclear fleet is more critical today than ever,” Boykin said. “We are a team, and each of us directly contributes to delivering mission-ready

Brandi Smith has been named program director of the Columbia-class submarine program Newport News Shipbuilding. (HII photo)

Smith Named Director of Columbia-class Sub Program

(iDS), and most recently director of quality control responsible for all nuclear, non-nuclear, and non-destructive testing (NDT) inspectors.Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the College of William & Mary

Damon Saetre (Photo: HII)

HII Announces Leadership Changes

career in 1990 as a test engineer in the Los Angeles-class submarine construction program, and has served in a number of leadership roles, including vice president of supply chain management. Fields holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn University and an MBA from the College of William and Mary.Amin joined Newport News in 2014 after serving as chief information officer for BAE's Land & Armaments division. At Newport News he has led the IT department, overseeing all information systems at Newport News and the HII corporate office. He is a mechanical engineer with a

Jason Ward (Photo: HII)

Newport News Names New Leaders for Its Submarine Programs

, planning and construction of the Navy’s next ballistic missile submarine. He has held several leadership positions, including director of integrated digital shipbuilding and program manager of AP1000 shield building fabrication at Newport News Industrial. Ward earned an MBA from the College of William and Mary and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.Bolcar joined Newport News in 1988 as an engineer in the Los Angeles-class submarine engineering division. Since then, he has held several positions of increasing responsibility, including

Jon Arena Photo HII

Arena Named VP at Shipbuilder

; Arena comes to HII from Boeing, where he served as senior counsel, Boeing Global Services, since 2015. Prior to Boeing, he served as a senior attorney at NASA from 2002 to 2015. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the Ohio State University in 1998 and a juris doctor from the College of William and Mary in 2002. He currently is pursuing an MBA through Washington University in St. Louis.   “I’m confident that the breadth and depth of Jonathan’s experience in commercial and government contracting, intellectual property and export control—as well as his

Michael Smith (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Leadership Changes

operations during HII’s stand-up as an independent business in 2011. He was named HII’s chief audit executive in 2013. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary.   Stabler will continue to lead Internal Audit until a replacement can be identified. 

Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas, with this year’s class of summer interns (Photo: Volvo Penta)

Volvo Penta Grooms Future of Technical Talent

choice. This year, they volunteered at the Union Mission in Norfolk, Va. In addition, each student participates in “Engine Installation 101,” during which they install an engine and outdrive and then take the vessel out for a spin.    Rachel Solgat, a rising senior at The College of William & Mary, found Volvo Penta’s immersive approach to its internship program invaluable. She worked in the company’s Parts and Accessories department, providing administrative support.    “It’s the universal experience that’s helpful,” Solgat

Damian Seipe (Photo: RSC Bio Solutions)

RSC Bio Solutions Expands

as support and expand existing customer relationships. Griffin has a robust background in market and business development from over 20 years of experience with companies such as Allied Signal, Honeywell, DSM Dyneema and Celanese. Griffin has a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and a MBA from College of William & Mary. Fretz has worked in chemical and related industries for the past 17 years at companies such as Henkel, Houghton, and Wacker Chemical. Fretz has a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from Purdue University, along with a MBA from University of Massachusetts.     Paul

Cathy Cope (Photo: HII)

HII Subsidiary AMSEC Promotes Cope

and material management recognizes her achievements, expertise and strong leadership that will serve AMSEC well into the future."   Cope earned a bachelor's degree in education from Frostburg State University and a master's degree in business administration and management from the College of William and Mary. She has been with AMSEC for 26 years and most recently served as acting director of contracts, pricing, procurement and material management.  

Photo: Port of Virginia

Study: Port of Virginia a Key Economic Driver

Study shows Port of Virginia’s economic impact is statewide and significant; 374,000 jobs, $60 billion in spending   The Port of Virginia continues to be a significant economic force in the Commonwealth’s economy, according to an economic impact study conducted by The College of William & Mary. This fall, the port contracted with the college’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business to measure the economic impact the port had on the Commonwealth during fiscal 2013 (July 1, 2012 – June 20, 2013). The results of the 36-page study were released by the port today following

Mary A. Francis of Chevron

Mary A. Francis is CS & CGO of Chevron

Pacific, Exploration and Production Company. She has held her current position as chief corporate counsel since 2012. Francis has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Holyoke College, a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and a Juris Doctorate from the College of William and Mary. Francis will assume the transitional position of deputy corporate secretary as of Dec. 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015. In commenting on Beebe’s retirement, Watson said, "Lydia has had an extraordinary career at Chevron and has numerous achievements both inside Chevron

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