Craig Perciavalle was promoted to president of Austal USA, the subsidiary of Australian shipbuilding company, Austal Ltd.
He most recently served as senior vice president of operations. Perciavalle joined Austal USA in 2007, serving in a number of senior management positions while overseeing the company's transition from a small commercial shipyard to a modular manufacturer of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship and Joint High Speed Vessel. Today, Austal USA is America's largest aluminum shipbuilding company, employing more than 2,800 workers in Mobile, Ala.
Perciavalle joined Austal USA in 2007 from Jeffboat, located in Jeffersonville, Ind., where he was the director of quality control, program management and production control.
Brian Leathers, Austal USA’s interim president and chief financial officer, was also promoted to senior vice president and CFO.