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.

Fargo currently serves on the boards of directors of Matson, Inc., 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 on the boards of directors of USAA (United Services Automobile Association), the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, the Japan-America Society of Hawaii, the Iolani School Board of Governors and the Friends of Hawaii Charities.

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Updated April 25, 2017

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