Welcome to “HII Talking Points,” a Huntington Ingalls Industries podcast. Twice a quarter, we sit down with HII leaders to discuss topics of interest in our company and industry.
Sept. 4, 2018: Questions From Listeners
HII President and CEO Mike Petters answers questions submitted by employees and podcast listeners about HII in the social age, steel tariffs and his legacy as a leader.
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About Mike Petters
Mike Petters is president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. He is also a member of HII’s Board of Directors.
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About Dwayne Blake
Dwayne Blake is corporate vice president of investor relations at Huntington Ingalls Industries. He has served in this role since 2013.
About Bill Ermatinger
Bill Ermatinger is executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Huntington Ingalls Industries, America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry.
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Ethics: Read the op-ed by Mike Petters, “Huntington Ingalls Industries’ ethics philosophy: Always do the right thing published on Feb. 12 in the Mississippi Business Journal.
Workforce Development Read the op-ed by Mike Petters, “Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Workforce Development Strategy: Engage In the Process Upstream ,” published Oct. 6 by IndustryWeek.
On Diversity and Inclusion: Read the op-ed by Mike Petters, “Diversity, Inclusion are Key,” published July 1 by the Daily Press.
Aug. 15, 2018: Investor Relations Corporate Vice President of Investor Relations Dwayne Blake discusses the ins and outs of IR and how his days are rarely “typical.” Download and read the transcript
June 12, 2018: Early Childhood Education HII President and CEO Mike Petters discusses early childhood education, and how it’s part of HII’s talent pipeline. Download and read the transcript
April 18, 2018: HII Benefits Strategy. Bill Ermatinger, HII executive vice president and chief human resources officer, discusses the company’s benefits and wellness strategy: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Wallet. Download and read the transcript
Feb 20, 2018: Values. HII President and CEO Mike Petters discusses how leaders are living HII’s Company Values: Integrity, Safety, Honesty, Engagement, Responsibility and Performance. Download and read the transcript
Dec. 6, 2017: Engagement. HII CEO Mike Petters says, “The principle reason we exist is because we have stakeholders who trust us, and when we have an ethics violation, we’ve betrayed that trust.” Listen to learn more about why ethics is important to HII, from the deckplate to the corporate office. Download and read the transcript
Nov. 15, 2017: Ethics. HII President and CEO Mike Petters discusses the company’s commitment to engagement and why it’s vital to our success. He says, “I believe the greatest opportunity we have to create value in our business is to become more engaged in what we’re doing.” Download and read the transcript
Sept. 25, 2017: Workforce Development. In this podcast, we take a deep dive into what workforce development means personally to HII President and CEO Mike Petters and to HII as a company. Download and read the transcript
Aug. 28, 2017: Innovation and Disruption. What do Innovation and Disruption mean for HII? Find out from President and CEO Mike Petters. Download and read the transcript
June 26, 2017: Diversity & Inclusion. In our inaugural podcast, HII President and CEO Mike Petters discusses diversity and inclusion, and why having both is integral to HII’s long-term success. Download and read the transcript
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