NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HII (NYSE: HII), a global defense and technology partner, announced today that Todd Borkey has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Effective immediately, reporting directly to HII President and CEO Chris Kastner.
The move comes as HII technology advances and expands Borkey’s responsibilities, who will serve as chief technology officer for HII’s mission technology division since 2021. In his new role, Borkey will oversee the company’s technology strategy, including research and development, to enhance HII’s existing products and services and develop new capabilities to drive market growth.
“Todd has shown true leadership in developing synergies between HII’s technology and platform, increasing the speed at which our customers get things done and supporting our growth,” said Kastner. “This new role expands the opportunities for HII to make an impact on behalf of our customers, employees and shareholders.”
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“HII is a leader in transforming new technologies into DoD missions,” said Borkey. “In addition to being America’s trusted producer of complex warships, we manage more than $1 billion a year in research, development, testing and evaluation. We are poised to lead the market in real-time, virtual, constructive simulation and training Positions to support the next decade; artificial intelligence and machine learning; big data, C5ISR; cyber and electronic warfare; autonomy; “
Before joining HII, Borkey served as CTO of Alion Science and Technology, Thales Defense and Security, and DRS Defense Solutions, where he was responsible for technology roadmaps and program operations for various products including RF communications, C5ISR solutions, remote sensors, radar, acoustics Nano and cyber/electronic warfare products. Earlier in his career, Borkey performed a range of engineering and management assignments at Northrop Grumman and AT&T Bell Labs. He holds a master’s degree in engineering management and an undergraduate degree in applied mathematics from Stevens Institute of Technology.
HII is a full range of defense and technology partners recognized globally as the largest U.S. shipyard. HII has a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, delivering critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable Navy ships ever built to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and support the all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII has a skilled workforce of 44,000. For more information, please visit:
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