Huntington Ingalls makes corporate VP appointments

Huntington ingalls duoDECEMBER 17, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that Dwayne Blake (left in photo) has been appointed corporate vice president, investor relations, and Scott Stabler (right) has been appointed corporate vice president, internal audit, effective Jan. 1, 2013.

Mr. Blake, formerly the corporate vice president, internal audit, is replacing Andy Green, who is leaving the corporate staff for a position at HII's Newport News Shipbuilding division (NNS). Mr. Blake's responsibilities will include acting as the primary interface between the investment community and the company with a focus on helping to educate institutional investors and research analysts on the company's business strategy, operations and financial results. He will also work closely with the finance, communications and legal teams to analyze financial results, develop earnings announcements, perform competitor and stock trading analysis and ensure compliance with all SEC regulations. He will report directly to Barbara A. Niland, corporate vice president, business management, and chief financial officer.

Mr. Blake joined NNS in 1984 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, treasury, business management, contracts and pricing, and business planning. He has served as corporate vice president, internal audit, since the formation of HII in March 2011. Blake earned a bachelor of science degree in finance from Hampton University and an MBA from Old Dominion University.

"Dwayne's 28 years of experience at NNS, Northrop Grumman Newport News, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding and HII position him for success in this new career opportunity," Ms. Niland said. "With the majority of his career spent in financial management, contracts and pricing, business planning, and treasury, Dwayne brings great experience along with a set of valuable and complementary skills to his new position."

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