NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that John Temple has been promoted to vice president of contracts management for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS). SRNS is a joint partnership between Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), Fluor Corp. and Honeywell that manages operations of the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C.
An Apprentice School graduate with more than 40 years of work experience with the company, Temple will be responsible for all SRNS contract activities as well as interface management, funds management and the performance evaluation measurement process. Prior to this promotion, he was the director of contracts administration at SRNS after serving as NNS' director of contracts and pricing.
"John's proven performance, expansive knowledge, and his more than 40 years of contracts experience and expertise will continue our effective management of the Savannah River Site and its critical mission," said NNS President Matt Mulherin.
The Savannah River Site is used by the Department of Energy for clean-up activities associated with the nation's nuclear build-up. The nuclear reservation features the Savannah River National Laboratory and the U.S.'s only operating radiochemical separations facility.
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