Military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries has named Chris Soong chief information officer for its Technical Solutions division.
Soong will report to Bharat Amin, HII executive vice president and CIO, and also will have reporting responsibilities to Andy Green, executive vice president and president of Technical Solutions.
“I am very pleased to have Chris join our team,” Amin said. “Our HII cybersecurity and IT mission is to protect, strengthen and enable our business to shape our nation’s freedom. Chris’ extensive experience and leadership will strengthen our team, and ensure our technology and cybersecurity practices remain strong and continue to mature as we focus on growth and new business opportunities.”
Soong will be responsible for all aspects of information technology to enable Technical Solutions to establish IT priorities and meet strategic objectives.
He joined HII with the acquisition of Alion Science and Technology, where he served as CIO and senior vice president overseeing all aspects of the Corporate Information Technology group. Soong brings more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry and has held leadership positions at several Fortune 500 companies, including Booz Allen Hamilton and Sprint.