October 23, 2003

Todd Pacif makes ship repair appointment

Todd Pacific Shipyards has named Dale E. Baugh to the newly created position of Director of Ship Repair Processes and Resource Development.He will report directly to President and Chief Operating Officer Tom Van Dawark.

Baugh will be responsible for Todd's Lean Ship Repair Department, which includes workplace organization, workplace management, cycle time and inventory reduction, and process improvement. He will also be responsible for Todd's Quality Assurance team, ensuring Todd's commitment to ISO 9001--2000 compliance programs.

"To put it simply, Dale's job will be to help us do a better job of planning and becoming a more efficient and competitive organization. He will also help us improve our metrics and other measurement tools so we, and our customers, can recognize the value of our increased productivity," Van Dawark said.

Baugh served as Commander of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1995 through 1999. He has served as Deputy Commander of Logistics and Maintenance for NAVSEA in Washington D.C. and in numerous other ship repair responsibilities for the U.S. Navy. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with both a B.S. and an M.S. in Ocean Physics, Baugh also holds a Certificate as a Navy Nuclear Program Engineer and received a Certificate in Executive Development from Carnegie Mellon University.

Baugh will join Todd on Monday November 3.

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