New vice president named at Newport News Shipbuilding
Huntington Ingalls Industries has named Susan Jacobs vice president of human resources and administration at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division.
On. Dec. 2, she will assume her new role, succeeding Bill Bell, who is retiring after 34 years.
Jacobs served as director of human resources and administration for more than nine years at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Newport News’ sister shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.
In her new position, she will be responsible for Newport News’ human resources administration, employment, labor relations and recruitment. She will also have responsibility for the shipyard’s security and environmental health and safety organizations.