French Appointed VP-Program Support At Sun Ship—Three Other Support Posts Filled
Sun Ship, Inc. has named Spencer L.
French vice president, program support. In this post, Mr. French will report directly to Sun Ship president Robert H. Campbell, and will be responsible for all functions that support ship construction activities. These functions include planning, engineering, materials, quality assurance, program management, and contract administration.
Following his appointment, three other posts in program support were filled: John B. Orem Jr. was named vice president, engineering: Gilbert L. Kraine was named director, central planning; and Bruce P. Murray was named senior program manager, program management.
Previously named to posts in program support were Cynthia A. LaCourse, vice president, materials management; William Taylor, manager, quality assurance; Robert W. Williams, manager, contract administration; and Larry F. Liddle, assistant to vice president, program support.
Mr. French was an officer in the U.S.
Navy from 1969 to 1973, when he joined the Engineering Department of Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. In 1976, he moved to Bath's Ship Repair Center, where he held a variety of positions leading to manager. In 1979, Mr. French joined Sun Ship as a major program manager. He was named director of program management in November 1979. In February of this year, he was named acting vice president for program support.