Richard W. Heo
President & Chief Executive Officer
Richard Heo became Chief Executive Officer in November 2019. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Senior Vice President of North, Central and South America for McDermott International, Inc. (“McDermott”). Prior to his time with McDermott, Mr. Heo served as Executive Vice President of Fabrication Services for Chicago Bridge & Iron N.V. (“CB&I”) and President of CB&I’s Engineered Products business unit. Prior to joining CB&I, he served in various senior leadership positions at KBR, Inc.
Westley S. Stockton
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Wes Stockton became Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer in September 2018. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Chicago Bridge & Iron (“CB&I”), and prior to that served in senior leadership positions within financial operations and mergers and acquisitions for CB&I. Prior to his time with CB&I, Mr. Stockton worked in public accounting for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen in audit-related roles. Mr. Stockton is a certified public accountant.
Christian G. Vaccari
Senior Vice President - Shipyard Division
Chris Vaccari became Senior Vice President – Shipyard Division in June 2019. He previously served as Senior Vice President – Business Development beginning in 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Vaccari served as President and CEO of LEEVAC Shipyards. Prior to his time with LEEVAC, Mr. Vaccari co-founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Hornbeck-LEEVAC Marine Services, co-founded and served as General Partner of Audubon Capital Fund I, LP SBIC and co-founded and served as a Director of Riverbarge Excursion Cruise Lines.
James L. Morvant
Senior Vice President – Fabrication & Services Division
Jamie Morvant became Senior Vice President – Fabrication & Services Division in February 2020. He previously served as Vice President – Services Division, Manager – Offshore for the Services Division and served in various leadership roles for the Service Division beginning in 2000. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Morvant served in different capacities, including project manager and design engineer, for various oil and gas services and shipbuilding companies.
Thomas M. Smouse
Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Thomas Smouse became Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in February 2020. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Managing Director – Human Capital for EBL Advisors, a management consulting company. Prior to his time with EBL Advisors, Mr. Smouse served as Vice President Human Resources and Administration for Newfield Exploration and served in various human resources leadership positions at Noble Energy, Anadarko Petroleum, BP, Vastar Resources and ARCO.