The Great Lakes Group


Shipyard Appoints Three New Management Positions

Great Lakes Shipyard recently appointed three management positions because of continued Shipyard expansion.

Paul W. Deterding has been appointed as Vice President & General Manager. Formerly the General Manager at Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair Inc. LLC, Deterding brings over 25 years of experience in the marine, electrical and fire protection industries, mostly in the roles of Business Development and Team Leadership.

David Dudley has been appointed as Shipyard Foreman – New Construction & Repair. Dudley previously worked for International Ship Repair & Marine Service Inc. as Ship Superintendent. He has 15 years maritime experience, extensive background in ship repairs, and six years of experience as a Coating Superintendent.

Paul M. Hendricks has been appointed as Assistant Vice President of New Construction. Formerly Project Manager for Newport News Industrial, Hendricks was responsible for all aspects of large scale construction projects. Prior, he worked for Newport News Shipbuilding for over 20 years in a variety of capacities.