MOBILE, Ala. - Austal USA announced today the promotion of
Craig Perciavalle to president, Austal USA.
“I am pleased to see Craig Perciavalle take the helm,” said
Austal USA chairman Rear Admiral Dugan Shipway in a statement, “He is a true
American shipbuilder who will deliver on our existing naval contracts.”
Perciavalle is currently senior VP of operations. He
joined Austal USA in 2007, serving in a number of senior management positions
while overseeing Austal’s transition from a small, conventional commercial
shipyard to an efficient, modular manufacturer of the Navy’s Littoral Combat
Ship and Joint High Speed Vessel.
“Craig helped design, build and staff Austal’s American
facilities” said Andrew Bellamy, Austal’s CEO, in a statement, “he is uniquely
prepared to transition this shipyard into serial production and manufacture
ships at a pace unmatched in the United States today.”
Austal USA interim president and CFO Brian Leathers was
promoted to senior VP and CFO.