Huntington Ingalls Industries names corporate vice president
Newport News-based Huntington Ingalls Industries has promoted Karen Velkey to corporate vice president, benefits and compensation. She reports to Corporate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Bill Ermatinger.
In her new position, Velkey has responsibility for formulating and maintaining competitive benefit and compensation programs for HII,including executive compensation, salary and wage administration,incentives, deferred compensation, health and welfare insurance, and retirement benefits.
Velkey joined HII in April 2011 and has more than 20 years of experience in human resources. She most recently served as director,corporate compensation.
She holds a bachelor's degree from Millsaps College and an MBA from the University of Montana.