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Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that Peter Diakun, vice president and chief technology officer of its Newport News shipbuilding division, was appointed vice president of energy programs.

Diakun, a 26-year veteran of the shipyard, will assume responsibility for energy programs while maintaining certain aspects of his current position. In addition to leading NNS's Department of Energy programs, he will continue to oversee Virginia Advanced Shipbuilding and Carrier Integration Center operations, including operational concepts and modeling and simulation work.

In this new role, Diakun also will become general manager of Newport News Nuclear Inc., as well as president of Newport News Industrial Corp. and Newport News Energy, all Huntington Ingalls Industries subsidiaries.

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Marine Equipment and Supply Company, a Thorofare, N.J.-based parts and accessories distributor, announced the addition of Eric Hummel to its outside sales team.

Hummel comes to MESCO with extensive distributor sales experience and will be responsible for select accounts in the Chesapeake Bay region.

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