HII division announces new VP of infrastructure and sustainability
Eric Crooker has been with Ingalls Shipbuilding for 10 years
Newport News-based Fortune 500 military shipbuilder HII announced Wednesday that Eric Crooker is the new vice president of infrastructure and sustainability at its Pascagoula, Mississippi-based Ingalls Shipbuilding division.
In this role, Crooker will focus on compliance and enterprise risk management along with overseeing environmental; health; safety and security; and facilities and maintenance elements. His team will oversee environmental, social and governance expectations.
“I am pleased to announce this strategic alignment of several of the most critical elements of our business,” Ingalls Shipbuilding President Kari Wilkinson said in a statement. “The purpose of this organizational shift is to increase the collaboration between the teams already ensuring the health and protection of our people and our shipyard, and to enable sustainability for future generations of shipbuilders to come.”
Crooker has been with Ingalls for 10 years and worked in operations, facilities, legal and security. He previously worked in corporate law, compliance, emergency preparedness and crisis management.
He is a second-generation shipbuilder and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a law degree from Tulane University.