Thomas B. Fargo

Chairman of the Board
Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

Thomas B. Fargo

Adm. Thomas B. Fargo (U.S. Navy, Ret.) is chairman of the Board of Directors of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc., a position he has held since March 2011.

Fargo graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1970 and served in the Navy for 35 years, including six tours in Washington, D.C., and five commands in the Pacific and Indian oceans and Middle East. In his last military assignment, he served as commander of U.S. Pacific Command, leading the largest unified command while directing the joint operations of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force from May 2002 until his retirement from the Navy in March 2005.

Admiral Fargo serves as a director and member of the Audit Committee of Matson, Inc. and serves on the boards of directors, as chair of the compensation committees and as a member of the nominating and corporate governance committees of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. He previously served on the boards of directors of Northrop Grumman Corp., Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., and Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.), including as chairman of its compensation committee.

Fargo also serves as chairman of the board of directors of United Services Automobile Association (USAA) and serves on the boards of directors of the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, the Iolani School Board of Governors, The Hawaii State Junior Golf Association and the Friends of Hawaii Charities.

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Updated Feb. 18, 2020

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