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Damon Saetre (Photo: HII)

HII Announces Leadership Changes

this role, he oversees all direct planning, supply chain planning and production control functions across the organization. This includes leading the Navy program work plans, as well as workforce and capacity planning.Saetre, who assumed his new role this week and reports to Newport News President Jennifer Boykin, brings 23 years of experience in planning and production control and four years of waterfront trades and design experience. He began his career in 1992 as a pipefitter apprentice and has served in positions of increasing responsibility. He most recently served as director of scheduling and

Jill Biden, the former Second Lady of the United States, delivers commencement address at The Apprentice School graduation. Photo by Ashley Cowan/HII

HII: 157 Apprentice School Graduates

first opened in 1919 with 126 apprentices, is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year. Over the last 100 years, the school has produced more than 10,800 graduates.“To casually say that you build ships falls woefully short of how you serve the United States of America,” said Jennifer Boykin, President, Newport News Shipbuilding. “I’m challenging you to think bigger. You build diplomacy, you build democracy, and you build freedom. You are our future, and our legacy is in your capable hands.“I have no doubt that the dedication, determination and sacrifice that led

Suzanne Beckstoffer, an accomplished engineering leader and business woman, the first woman president in SNAME’s 125 year history. Photo: HII/NNS

One-on-One with Suzanne Beckstoffer

to a career in finance. Maybe now that I’m Chairman of the Board of BayPort Credit Union, they think I’m finally doing what they’d expected all along.Newport News Shipbuilding is a great place to work for anybody with the skills and interest in shipbuilding. Our current president Jennifer Boykin attended the Merchant Marine Academy, and several other vice-presidents are women. Clearly the workforce has become more diverse since I started my career.Everyone has challenges, any job has ups and downs, and anything worth doing takes hard work, and I am proud and grateful for my career at

Jason Ward (Photo: HII)

Newport News Names New Leaders for Its Submarine Programs

of Virginia-class submarine construction.Both leaders will report to Ken Mahler, Newport News’ vice president of Navy programs.“These changes reflect the significant growth and opportunities our submarine programs bring to the business,” said Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin. “The Virginia-class program is one of our largest programs, and the Columbia-class program has significantly increased in design, planning, material procurement, cost estimating, facility design and early manufacturing. The increased scope of responsibility for these critical programs

Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin speaks at Victory Landing Park during the announcement of a hiring partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia. Also pictured (left to right) are Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball, Gov. Ralph Northam and Newport News Mayor McKinley Price. Photo by John Whalen/Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.

Newport News Shipbuilding Partners With Commonwealth of Virginia

the company's facilities and technology infrastructure.   "As we continue to transform our business, we look forward to recruiting, training and retaining talented men and women who will help meet our workforce needs now and into the future," said Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin. "This effort requires strong community leadership. That's why we are excited about this partnership with the commonwealth. Working with government, business and educational systems ensures we have the additional resources necessary to continue our investment in our greatest resource: our

Jon Arena Photo HII

Arena Named VP at Shipbuilder

Shipbuilding division. He will succeed Jim Gildea, who retired on April 1.   Arena will be a key member of the law department’s leadership team, reporting directly to Kellye Walker, executive vice president and chief legal officer, and indirectly to Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin. In this role, he will be responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to senior management and overseeing and coordinating the provision of legal advice to Newport News.   Arena comes to HII from Boeing, where he served as senior counsel, Boeing Global Services, since 2015. Prior

Dave Bolcar (Photo: HII)

Newport News Promotes Two

president of the Virginia-class submarine program and fleet services, is transferring to vice president of operations, effective immediately. Needy will be responsible for all trade, manufacturing, material logistics and facilities operations. He will report to Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin

Lucas Hicks (Photo: HII)

Leadership Changes at Newport News Shipbuilding

leadership changes at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. Lucas Hicks has been promoted to vice president of construction for the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), and Charles Southall has been promoted to vice president of engineering and design. Southall succeeds Jennifer Boykin, who previously served in the role before being named president of Newport News Shipbuilding.   Mike Shawcross, who currently serves as Newport News’ vice president, CVN 79 and CVN 80 (Enterprise) aircraft carrier construction, will lead the Enterprise and CVN 81 programs. The changes

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