Huntington Ingalls Industries today revealed that Vice Adm. Daniel P. Holloway, U.S. Navy (Ret.), has been named vice president of customer relations for the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division. In this capacity, Holloway will be responsible for all customer outreach for Ingalls programs and will be located in HII’s Washington, D.C., office.
“Dan joins us after serving more than 30 years in the U.S. Navy,” said Mitch Waldman, corporate vice president, government and customer relations for HII. “His most recent assignment was as a vice admiral, commanding the U.S. Second Fleet, and director, Combined Joint Operations from the Sea – Center of Excellence. His vast naval experience, understanding of our customers and demonstrated leadership are qualities I know will help grow our customer relations organization.”
Prior to his most recent assignment, Holloway was on the Chief of Naval Operations’ staff as the director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy (OPNAV N13) at the Navy Annex in Washington, D.C.
Holloway graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978. He earned master’s degrees in information management from George Washington University and in national security strategy from the National Defense University. Holloway served as commander, USS Gonzalez (DDG 66), Destroyer Squadron 18 and Carrier Strike Group 12/Enterprise Strike Group. He also held various positions ashore, including the nuclear power officer recruiter at Naval Recruiting District, Philadelphia, and as an instructor and executive assistant for the chairman, Seamanship and Navigation Dept. at the U.S. Naval Academy’s Professional Development Division.
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Employing nearly 38,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, its primary business divisions are Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, February 22, 2012; Image: huntingtoningalls