HII's Newport News Shipbuilding division today announced the promotion of three executives to fill the roles of upcoming retirements.
Rob Check will become vice president of in-service aircraft carrier programs, succeeding Todd West.
Thomasina Wright will take on the role of vice president of fleet support programs, succeeding Gary Fuller.
West and Fuller announced plans to retire soon.
Les Smith will take over as vice president of Enterprise (CVN-80) and Doris Miller (CVN-81) aircraft carrier programs.
Check most recently served as program director for the Virginia-class submarine program.
Wright most recently served as program director for the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis (CVN-74) refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH).
Ron Murray, the vice president of quality, is also planning to retire, according to the company.
Several additional senior leadership team changes were announced when structuring the succession for Murray, HII said. Julia Jones, vice president of manufacturing, will succeed Murray as vice president of quality. Brian Fields, vice president of Enterprise (CVN-80) and Doris Miller (CVN-81) aircraft carrier programs, will take over as vice president of manufacturing.
Smith most recently served as program director for Enterprise and Doris Miller.
The promotions will take effect July 1, according to HII.