Craig Perciavalle named president, Austal USA

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.

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