Bath Iron Works Appoints Frank Kerr And Fred Kahrl

Two professional appointments to the staff of the vice president, Industrial and Community Relations, were announced by John F.

Sullivan, president of Bath Iron Works Corporation, Bath, Maine: Frank Kerr as manager of public and community relations, and Fred J. Kahrl as employee services administrator.

Mr. Kahrl is responsible for employee services within Bath Iron Works Corporation. Mr.

Kerr is responsible for public, community and government affairs.

Mr. Kerr has been a free-lance writer and communications consultant the past seven years. He is a former newsman (Boston Herald-Traveler, United Press International, Ventura Star F r e e - P r e s s , KUDU radio, KFMB-TV), and a former public relations manager of the General Dynamics Corporation.

While free-lancing, he wrote for such national magazines as TV Guide, covered the U.S. Congress as a magazine columnist, wrote and produced documentary motion pictures and television-radio marketing campaigns.

His film credits range from "Friendship 7," the nationally televised story of John Glenn's space Alight, to "In the Wake of Heritage," with Carroll O'Connor (of TV's All in the Family), about the nation's maritime history.

His film awards range from three Cine Golden Eagles to an Academy Award nomination.

Prior to coming to Bath Iron Works in 1976, Mr. Kahrl was employed as an editor for the Portland Press Herald, Portland, Maine, with responsibility for the newspaper's State Desk. He had previously worked for the Press Herald while attending Bates College, leaving to serve as a Coast Guard aviator in Alaska, where he later founded and published the Kodiak Island Times.

Mr. Kahrl is responsible for employee services within Bath Iron Works Corporation. Mr.

Kerr is responsible for public, community and government affairs.

Mr. Kerr has been a free-lance writer and communications consultant the past seven years. He is a former newsman (Boston Herald-Traveler, United Press International, Ventura Star F r e e - P r e s s , KUDU radio, KFMB-TV), and a former public relations manager of the General Dynamics Corporation.

While free-lancing, he wrote for such national magazines as TV Guide, covered the U.S. Congress as a magazine columnist, wrote and produced documentary motion pictures and television-radio marketing campaigns.

His film credits range from "Friendship 7," the nationally televised story of John Glenn's space Alight, to "In the Wake of Heritage," with Carroll O'Connor (of TV's All in the Family), about the nation's maritime history.

His film awards range from three Cine Golden Eagles to an Academy Award nomination.

Prior to coming to Bath Iron Works in 1976, Mr. Kahrl was employed as an editor for the Portland Press Herald, Portland, Maine, with responsibility for the newspaper's State Desk. He had previously worked for the Press Herald while attending Bates College, leaving to serve as a Coast Guard aviator in Alaska, where he later founded and published the Kodiak Island Times.

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