Austin grad elevated to division president

Published 6:18 pm Tuesday, November 16, 2021

An Austin High School graduate has been named president of a Huntington Ingalls Industries division.

Grant Hagen, who graduated in 1990 and is the son of Doris and Kent Hagen of Austin, was named president of Huntington Ingalls Technical Solutions division in the Cyber and Electronic Warfare business group.

Grant Hagen

“I’m confident in Grant’s vision to successfully lead our Cyber and EW team,” said Andy Green, HII executive vice president and president Technical Solutions in a company press release. “With his exceptional expertise in business operations, I’m excited to see what this team can accomplish under his leadership as we continue to integrate our businesses, transform HII and accelerate national security solutions.”

Hagen has been an integral member of Technical Solutions’ leadership team the last few years, serving most recently as senior vice president of business operations. He led the strategic integration of several business acquisitions for the division and has been instrumental in the development and construction of the Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence, in Hampton, Virginia, which will open soon.

Hagen previously served in a number of director-level positions at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division and in various leadership positions for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, including director of programs and business development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Arkansas State University and an MBA from the College of William and Mary.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry