Grant Hagen

Senior Director, Business Excellence

Grant Hagen

Grant Hagen is the senior director of business excellence for HII’s Technical Solutions division. Named to this position in 2019, he is responsible for operations performance improvements and merger and acquisition integration activities at Technical Solutions’ business units.

Hagen previously served as director of business development, director of business technology and transformation, director of production control, and director of supply chain procurement planning and control at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. He began his career at Newport News as a submarine hull engineer on the Seawolf program and held various roles with the company in waterfront engineering, business management and aircraft carrier programs.

Hagen also served in various leadership positions for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, including director of programs and business development.

Hagen has led a broad array of domestic and international programs supporting the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. He was also a member of the Missile Defense National Team and supported the intelligence community. He has served on U.S. Northern Command private sector panels and participated in the North American Aerospace Defense Command/NORTHCOM Civic Leader Program.

Hagen holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Arkansas State University and an MBA from the College of William and Mary. He has attended executive education programs at Carnegie Mellon University, Penn State University, and William and Mary, and he holds project management professional credentials from the Project Management Institute. He serves on the board of trustees for the Muscarelle Museum of Art.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, nuclear and environmental services, and fleet sustainment. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

Updated March 27, 2020

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