Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
HII President and CEO Mike Petters discusses what “constructive failure” means, what we can learn from it, and how he sees it shaping our business.
Digital media tools such as opt-in texting and mobile apps are transforming the way information is shared with employees and other stakeholders.
Kimberly Nastasi, communications director at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, says utilizing digital media tools is “about ensuring that the messages we have that define who we are, our mission and our purpose are reaching the stakeholders that it needs to.”