General Dynamics Shuffles Marine Systems Leadership Team; John Casey Comments

general dynamics logoGeneral Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has reorganized the responsibilities of its executive team for its subsidiaries within the marine systems business group.

Jeffrey Geiger, president of Bath Iron Works, will move into the same position in the Electric Boat subsidiary and succeed the retiring Kevin Poitras on Nov. 4, General Dynamics announced Wednesday.

NASSCO President Fred Harris will succeed Geiger as president of Bath Iron Works and continue to hold his current role.

“This transition is an opportunity for us to review how General Dynamics’ surface-ship businesses operate, ” said John Casey, EVP of General Dynamics’ marine systems group.

Michael Mulligan, a corporate vice president and president of the company’s its armament and technical products business, has been appointed VP and general manager of Bath Iron Works.

Kevin Graney, NASSCO VP of operations, has been promoted to VP and GM for that subsidiary.

Geige joined Bath Iron Works in 1984 and has held in engineering, planning, quality assurance and manufacturing.

Mulligan is a two-decade Electric Boat veteran and has led design and production of nuclear submarines.

Harris, a 40-year General Dynamics veteran, began his career as a senior engineer for the Trident ballistic missile submarine program and worked at Electric Boat on submarine design and construction.

Graney served in the Navy as a submariner and has led programs at both Electric Boat and NASSCO.

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