New Vice President Named

Published January 4, 2022

Matt Mulherin Jr. has been promoted to vice president of Contracts at Newport News Shipbuilding, NNS President Jennifer Boykin announced in a Dec. 20 message to employees. In his new role, Mulherin has overall responsibility for contracts, pricing and export/ import licensing and compliance for NNS.

A second-generation shipbuilder, Mulherin came to NNS in 2004. He has served in leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including business manager for the Virginia-Class Submarine Block

III Program and director of business management for both submarine and aircraft carrier programs. He most recently served as program director for Doris Miller (CVN 81) and Future Aircraft Carriers.

Mulherin succeeds Christie Thomas, who was recently promoted to corporate vice president of Investor Relations for Huntington Ingalls Industries.