Shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries has promoted Jason Brown to vice president and chief information officer for Ingalls Shipbuilding.
As CIO, Brown will be responsible for all aspects of IT, including applications development and maintenance, project technical strategy and execution, IT governance for outsourced services, IT operations and administration, software and hardware standards management, and information security and technology.
He will be based at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Mississippi, reporting to Bharat Amin, who was named HII CIO in December 2019.
“As we strive to further strengthen HII’s cyber security and information technology systems, it is imperative we form the best team possible,” Amin said. “That is why we are pleased Jason will be joining our team. The HII family is confident he will bring his many years of expertise and knowledge to this new position as we transition into a more secure future.”
Tom Stiehle, Ingalls’ vice president of business management and and chief financial officer, said Brown’s leadership and work over the last nine years at Ingalls have helped bolster the company’s business.
“I have every confidence he will excel in this new position and look forward to continuing to work with him as our CIO,” he added.