VT Halter announces executive promotions

(PASCAGOULA, Miss.) — VT Halter Marine Inc., a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), has announced the promotions of Richard A. Zubic to executive vice president, shipbuilding; Rob Mullins to senior vice president, strategy and estimating; Harry Bell to vice president, sales and marketing; Pawan Agrawal to vice president repair; and Phil Adams joins the VT Halter Marine team as senior vice president.

“These professionals bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and dedication to our company. Their promotions reflect the confidence we have in their contribution and to our success here at VT Halter Marine,” said CEO Jack Prendergast.

Zubic was previously vice president of sales and marketing. He has 19 years of service with VT Halter Marine and 42 years in the shipbuilding industry. His new responsibilities include sales, business development estimating and program management.

Mullins, previously vice president of program management and estimating, is a second-generation employee of VT Halter Marine shipyards and has over 26 years of service.

After retiring with over 31 years of federal service, Adams joins VT Halter Marine as senior vice president. His responsibilities include chief compliance officer and facility security officer.

Bell was previously director of sales and marketing for repair and conversion. He has over 40 years in the shipbuilding and ship repair business, and has been with VT Halter Marine since March 2014.

Agrawal was previously director of corporate development. He has been in the marine industry for 25 years, of which he’s spent 20 years with VT Halter Marine and Its affiliate, ST Marine.

By Professional Mariner Staff