Three Exec Appointments at Newport News

Tuesday, January 20, 2004
Northrop Grumman Corporation announces the following three executive appointments in its Newport News sector: Becky Stewart, currently vice president, Surface Ship and Submarine Fleet Maintenance Program has been named head of the Submarine Program; Irwin F. Edenzon, currently vice president, Business and Technology Development, has been named vice president, Technology Development and Fleet Support; and John J. Mazach, currently executive director, Business Development, has been promoted to vice president, Business Development.

All appointments are effective Feb. 1, 2004. "Becky, Irwin and John bring invaluable experience to these positions and their leadership will be instrumental in helping shape the future of the Newport News sector," said Tom Schievelbein, Northrop Grumman corporate vice president and president of the Newport News sector. As vice president, Submarine Program, Becky Stewart will be responsible for all new submarine construction projects. Newport News is teamed to build the Virginia-class of submarines and is currently doing work on the first four ships in the class. Stewart began her career at Newport News in 1982 as a technical planner and has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility. She earned a bachelor's degree from Christopher Newport University and a master's degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary. As vice president, Technology Development and Fleet Support, Irwin Edenzon will be responsible for all fleet maintenance activities including ship repair for surface ships, submarines and commercial vessels. Edenzon will also be responsible for operations at Continental Maritime in San Diego, the Herbert H. Bateman Virginia Advanced Shipbuilding and Carrier Integration Center in Newport News and engineering activities at the Northrop Grumman Newport News engineering facility in Washington, D.C. He joined Newport News in 1997 as director of Future Carrier Programs. Before coming to Newport News, he was vice president at Textron Marine and before that was a director at Sperry Marine. Edenzon earned a bachelor's degree from Rutgers University and a master's degree in business administration from Florida State University.

As vice president, Business Development, John Mazach will oversee all business development, marketing and customer-relations initiatives. A retired vice admiral, Mazach was director, Navy and Marine Corps Programs Business Development at Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems before joining the Newport News sector in 2002. He also served 32 years as an aviator in the U.S. Navy. Mazach earned a bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University and is a graduate of numerous executive-level service colleges.

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Shipping Turns From Banks to Equity Markets for Cash

Shipping companies are turning to equity markets to fill a growing funding gap, betting that investors hungry for decent returns will provide capital to a sector

Keel-Laid for Navy's 10th LCS at Austal Yard

The Navy and Austal USA held a keel-laying ceremony for the future 'USS Gabrielle Giffords', the Navy's 10th littoral combat ship (LCS), in Mobile, Ala., informs

Havyard to Build Hybrid Battery Arctic PSV

Norway's Havyard says it has signed a contract for the construction of a Havyard 833 WE ICE platform supply vessel with Fafnir Offshore HF. The vessel is to be

Marine Materials

Van Oord acquires 100% control of Dravo

Van Oord has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.  Dravo S.A. has been owned, since 1987, by Van Oord (50%) and the Spanish company Dragados S.

ClassNK Approves Fillet Welding Consumable

Classification society ClassNK announced that it has granted type approval for the new MX-200F welding consumable, developed by Kobe Steel Co., Ltd. (KOBELCO) to

KVH Precision Sensors for Geodetics' Inertial Navigation Systems

KVH Industries entered into a strategic partnership with Geodetics Inc., a leader in the development of real-time, high-precision position and navigation solutions.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2477 sec (4 req/sec)