EVP and CIO
Bharat Amin, EVP and CIO at Huntington Ingalls Industries
Bharat Amin has been serving as the executive vice president and chief information officer at Huntington Ingalls Industries since January 2020.
In the said role, he oversees the establishment of the organization’s IT and digital strategic roadmap, with emphasis on cybersecurity management in coordination with the other executive and division groups, the company said.
Amin became part of Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, serving as vice president and CIO in December 2014. For five years, he directed the IT division’s digital transformation programs including data analytics, digital innovation lab and integrated digital shipbuilding. He was also responsible for designing the company’s IT strategies and running the daily operations of the shipyard’s information systems.
Previously, he joined BAE Systems for almost 17 years, holding various senior management roles. His most recent position was business technology officer. For roughly two years, he was involved in providing IT services at minimum cost to drive business value. He likewise established business technology plans for the enterprise unit.
Amin formerly served for six years as vice president and CIO for the organization’s L&A operating group until February 2013. His responsibilities included developing the company’s information management and technology infrastructure and strategy as well as designing long-term data requirements for the land & armaments group.
He spent his first 10 years at BAE Systems as IT director in 1998. A year later, he became a corporate IT director, leading his unit in the deployment and formulation of IT policy, strategy, integration, architecture and security.
Early in his career, Amin was connected with Electrolux North America for 15 years. He held a few managerial positions of increasing responsibility, from manager to director of management information systems in four years. His last role was group director for IT, leading 48 technology professionals and oversaw the IT strategy for the company’s nine plants.
He graduated from Maharaja Sayajirao University in India with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering and an executive MBA in international business and finance from Rutgers University.
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