NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today the appointment of two new members to its corporate development team. Andy Green has been named vice president, corporate development, shipbuilding, and Michael S. Smith has been named vice president, corporate development, nuclear and environmental services.
Green's prior position was as vice president, component fabrication, at HII's Newport News Shipbuilding division. Smith previously served as vice president, business growth, in HII's government and customer relations organization.
"The addition of Andy and Mike to corporate development strengthens our team and builds momentum in our efforts to create value for our shareholders, customers and employees," said Christopher D. Kastner, corporate vice president and general manager, corporate development. "I look forward to working with both of them to build success for HII."
Green joined HII as vice president, investor relations, in 2011 before moving to Newport News Shipbuilding in January 2013. In his new role, he works to identify emerging shipbuilding markets for potential business growth. He is located at HII's corporate headquarters in Newport News.
Smith joined HII in August 2014 and works in the company's Washington, D.C., office. In collaboration with HII's Newport News Energy subsidiary, he is responsible for executing the growth strategy in commercial and government nuclear markets, including work with the Department of Energy as well as commercial nuclear and environmental services.
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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. For more information, please visit www.huntingtoningalls.com.
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Source:Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.