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Thomas C. Schievelbein, president of Northrup Grumman Newport News, will be the next speaker for Old Dominion University's Landmark Executive-in-Residence Speaker Series Thursday, Nov. 7.

Sponsored by the College of Business and Public Administration, the series brings accomplished business leaders to campus to share firsthand experience with students. Schievelbein will speak at 12:30 p.m. in room 1005 of Constant Hall. Seating is on a first-come, first- served basis and the talk is open to the public.

Schievelbein, who has served as president since 2001, oversees some 18,000 employees at Northrop Grumman Newport News, the nation's sole designer, builder, and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of only two companies capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines.

Prior to his appointment as president, Schievelbein served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Newport News Shipbuilding. He also served as vice president for human resources and administration, vice president of strategy and naval program development, and vice president for naval marketing.

Schievelbein joined Newport News after 12 years with General Electric Co., most recently as advanced programs manager for marine and defense facilities sales. He also held a variety of commercial marketing positions, both domestic and international, with General Electric.

Schievelbein earned a bachelor's degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master's in nuclear engineering from the University of Virginia.

For more information about the Executive-in-Residence Speaker Series call 683-3520 or visit the Web site, http://web.odu.edu/execspeakers.


This article was posted on: October 28, 2002

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