Dru Branche, Huntington Ingalls Industries health and safety director of Newport News Shipbuilding division, has received the Inside Business 2013 Women in Business Achievement Award.
Branche was presented the award Dec. 16 at a banquet at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Dec. 19.
“Her wealth of knowledge, incredible work ethic and dedication to her fellow shipbuilders is admirable. She is an asset to Newport News Shipbuilding, and we congratulate her for this accomplishment,” said Bill Bell, NNS’ vice president of human resources and administration.
In her role, Branche is in-charge of the company’s environmental, safety, industrial hygiene, medical services, wellness programs, compliance, workers’ compensation and leave services.
Huntington Ingalls Industries division director of health and safety, Dru Branche, wins women in business award from Inside Business.