Philip Bilden, a former military intelligence officer and co-founding member of private equity firm HarbourVest Partners, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ board of directors.
HII said Monday Bilden has held senior leadership roles during his 25-year career at HarbourVest that includes time at the company’s offices in Boston and Hong Kong where he established its Asian subsidiary.
“[Bilden’s] vast investment and diverse business background are combined with a keen knowledge of Asia-Pacific markets,” said Thomas Fargo, HII chairman of the board.
“Along with his experience and concentration in areas of intelligence and cyber, he will further our efforts to create value for our shareholders and customers.”
Bilden worked as a military intelligence officer for the U.S. Army Reserve from 1986 to 1996.
He also currently serves on the advisory board of Contrast Capital Management.