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Sixteen Key Appointments

Announced At Bath Iron

President John F. Sullivan Jr. of Bath Iron Works recently an- nounced 16 key appointments in a major managerial realignment to strengthen the shipyard's pro- duction and marketing capabili- ties. "We are pleased that all the appointments came from within the company," he said. "They re- flect the depth and strength of our organization."

The following promotions and organizational changes were an- nounced by the chief executive.

Royce A. Young Jr. was pro- moted to vice president-opera- tions. Previously vice president- production, he is a native of Top- sham and a 1958 graduate of the

BIW Apprentice Program.

Henry M. Stupinski was pro- moted from program manager-

FFG Program to director of mar- keting for new ship construction.

Prior to coming to BIW in 1977,

Mr. Stupinski was general man- ager of Steel Span, Inc. of Avon,

Mass., for three years.

Gordon H. Fait Jr., who previ- ously served as manager of mar- keting-overhaul, was named di- rector of marketing for overhaul

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Write 307 on Reader Service Card 22 and repair, where he assumes ad- ditional responsibilities. Mr. Fait has been employed at BIW for more than 20 years.

Steven G. Buttner was pro- moted to director of program management, having previously served as program manager of commercial new construction and

Navy overhauls. He joined BIW in August of 1972 and has held a variety of engineering and plan- ning posts.

Harland D. Hatch was promoted from production superinendent to production manager. In his new position, Mr. Hatch will be in charge of all production and ship- building functions in the yard.

He will be directly responsible for such areas as structural serv- ices, machinery, sheetmetal works, carpenters, new ship con- struction and ship conversions.

Abbott Fletcher was promoted to program manager of FFG new construction. He previously had served as assistant manager of the guided missile frigate pro- gram. He came to BIW in 1953 from the Bendix Aviation Corp. in New Jersey, where he worked as a founding engineer.

Frank C. Leavitt Jr., who had served as FFG administration manager, was named program manager for FFG support serv- ices. A graduate of BIW's Ap- prentice Program, Mr. Leavitt has worked in the yard since 1955.

Robert J. Donovan was named program manager-commercial new ship construction. He previ- ously had served as assistant pro- gram manager in that area. He started to work at BIW in 1972, after having served as a lieuten- ant in the U.S. Navy.

Jerry L. Steiner was named program manager of Navy over- haul and repair. He had previ- ously served as overhaul planning manager. Mr. Steiner worked as a naval architect for Litton In- dustries in Los Angeles before coming to BIW in 1973.

Richard E. Outhuse was desig- nated to be project manager of the Sun Dredge contract which

BIW was awarded on September 25. A graduate of the BIW Ap- prentice Program, he has served as project manager or superin- tendent of several ship contracts in the past, including recent work on the USS Conyngham.

Karl H. Finnimore, previously a project engineer, was promoted to assistant program manager of the FFG Post Shakedown Avail- ability Program. Mr. Finnimore came to BIW in 1977 from Beth- lehem Steel in Beaumont, Texas, where he worked as a project en- gineer.

Dennis P. Sullivan was pro- moted to general foreman of sand- blasting and paint services. Mr.

Sullivan joined BIW five years ago.

Maurice J. Bisson was named general foreman of structural services, being promoted from a

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