George Nungesser

Vice President, Program Management

George Nungesser is the vice president of Program Management for Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of HII. In this role, George and his team have profit and loss responsibility for all elements of program execution, and serve as the principal liaisons to the customer for all platforms in the Ingalls portfolio. The Program Management team also has the responsibility for capture of new business within existing product lines at Ingalls.

George is a second-generation Ingalls Shipbuilder. George began his career at Ingalls in 1988 as an industrial engineer. He has served as DDG 51 program manager since 2007. Under his leadership, Ingalls has delivered eight destroyers to the Navy and returned two overhauled ships to the fleet. Previously, he served as director of Follow Yard Services.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an MBA from The University of Southern Mississippi.

Employing more than 11,000 employees, HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division is the largest manufacturing employer in Mississippi and a major contributor to the economic growth of Alabama. For nearly 85 years, Ingalls has designed, built and maintained amphibious ships, destroyers, and cutters for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard.  The largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants, Ingalls is simultaneously building four classes of ships and has pioneered the development and production of technologically advanced, highly capable ships for the surface Navy fleet for decades. Our shipbuilders are honored to build tomorrow’s fleet today.

Updated November 21, 2022

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