General Dynamics Elects Fritz G. Tovar To New Vice Presidential Posts
Fritz G. Tovar has been elected a corporate vice president of General Dynamics Corporation and named vice president-general manager, Electric Boat Division, it was announced recently. Electric Boat, in Groton, Conn., builds nuclear-powered Ohio-class Trident missile submarines and SSN 688-class fast-attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Tovar, who has been general manager of Electric Boat since November 1981, joined the company in 1975 as general manager of the Quincy Shipbuilding Division's Charleston, S.C. facility. In 1977 he joined Electric Boat's Quonset Point, R.I., facility as general manager.
"Fritz Tovar has done an excellent job as general manager of Electric Boat for the past 14 months," said David S. Lewis, chairman and chief executive officer of General Dynamics. "We are confident that he will be an outstanding leader for the division in their busy years ahead." Mr. Tovar's extensive shipbuilding and management experience includes positions of increasing responsibility with Davie Shipbuilding Ltd. in Canada, American Transport Corporation in Sharon, Penn., and Marine Transport Lines, Inc., a New York City-based subsidiary of GATX.