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President & Chief Executive,

Gibbs & Cox

Gibbs & Cox

In 1985, Chris Deegan was hired out of Penn State as a nuclear submarine cost estimator by the Naval Sea Systems Command and retired nearly 28 years later as the Executive Director of PEO Integrated Warfare Systems, with the last 10 as a member of the Senior Executive Service. He’s been with

Gibbs & Cox since 2013, ? rst as the Vice President of Engineering, and as

President and Chief Executive since 2016.

Please give a “by the numbers” look at Gibbs Which U.S. Navy shipbuilding projects Gibbs & Cox today. & Cox is involved in today?

CD: Since our founding in 1929, Gibbs & Cox has de- CD: We have a long and storied history of designing vessels signed approximately 300 vessels including 24 classes of for the U.S. Navy and government. The staff at Gibbs & naval combatants, and nearly 7,000 vessels have been de- Cox are experts in all stages of vessel design and sustain- livered to G&C designs. We proudly support military and ment, ranging from concept evaluation to detailed design commercial clients in the U.S. and internationally with all and production engineering, and life-cycle support. Our phases of marine design, construction, and lifecycle man- knowledge and processes, honed with over 90 years of cus- agement. Our recent merger with Leidos Maritime Solu- tomer alignment, ensure that G&C designs meet customer tions positions Gibbs & Cox with well over 1,000 employ- requirements while being cost-effective and producible.

ees serving the maritime market. G&C delivers value to the U.S. government on the fol- 10 | MN June 2021

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