Shipbuilders Council Elects Officers
At the 55th Annual Meeting of the Shipbuilders Council of America, four Regional vice presidents were elected, as follows: for the Atlantic Coast—P. Takis Veliotis, president and general manager, Quincy Shipbuilding Division, General Dynamics Corporation; for the Great Lakes—Thomas J. Defoe, president, Defoe Shipbuilding Company; for the Gulf Coast—Edwin Hartzman, president, Avondale Shipyards, Inc., and for the Pacific Coast—John V. Banks, president, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company. Mr. Banks also was elected Executive Committee chairman. James F. Goodrich, chairman, Bath Iron Works Corporation, and Charles W. Wilson, marine sales, The Babcock & Wilcox Company, were elected chairmen of the Finance Committee and Allied Industries Committee, respectively. Edwin M. Hood, Beverly C.
Kendall and Edward P. Ruddy were elected Board chairman, treasurer, and secretary, respectively.