August 21, 2008
Austal promotes Perciavalle
Austal USA has announced the promotion of Craig Perciavalle to Vice President of Operations for its Mobile, Alabama, shipyard.
Mr. Perciavalle has been Director of Operations since November of 2007.
Mr. Perciavalle has fifteen years of experience in the shipbuilding and repair industry and has worked at several Gulf Coast shipyards, including: Bender Shipbuilding & Repair in Mobile, Alabama, Atlantic Marine in both Mobile, Alabama and Jacksonville, Florida, and Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, Louisiana
He has served as Program Manager for several commercial and government new construction and repair programs for vessels including drill ships, U.S. Coast Guard patrol boats and a U.S. Navy research vessel.
Before joining Austal, Mr. Perciavalle was Director of Quality Control, Program Management and Production Control at Jeffboat, LLC, in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
He is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Engineering Systems and served as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve for eight years.
"Craig is a valued and talented member of our team and Austal USA continually benefits from his leadership and experience," says Austal USA's Chief Operating Officer, Joe Rella.