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  • 2015 January 29 16:29

    HII names Rob Hogan VP, Manufacturing at Newport News Shipbuilding

    Rob Hogan has been appointed Vice President of Manufacturing at Newport News Shipbuilding, a Huntington Ingalls Industries' division, the group said in its media release.

    Hogan began his career in 1976 as a welder. Since then, he has held leadership positions at all levels of production and construction. Most recently, he served as director of manufacturing for steel fabrication. Hogan is a graduate of The Apprentice School and earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Strayer University.

    In his new position, Hogan will be responsible for manufacturing and manufacturing planning in support of all shipbuilding programs. He will assume his new role on Feb. 23 following a transition into the job with the help of Becky Stewart, who will retire from the position March 1 after more than 33 years in the shipyard.

    Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of manufacturing, engineering and management services to the commercial and non-commercial oil, gas and energy markets. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Headquartered in Newport News, Va., HII employs approximately 39,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.


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