BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works announced today that Julie Berry is joining the organization as Vice President, Chief Information Officer. In that role, Berry is responsible for the Bath Iron Works Information Technology (IT) organization, cybersecurity and associated vendors and will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
Berry worked for Steward Healthcare System LLC from 2011‒2021 serving as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer. Steward owns 33 community hospitals in nine states and has 30,000 employees. She worked at Maine’s largest hospital system, MaineHealth, from 2021‒2022. She then returned to Steward Healthcare in her most recent role as Senior Vice President where she oversaw Data Management and Predictive Analytics.
“Julie’s focus on strengthening IT teams and capabilities to enable business optimization will modernize Bath Iron Works’ IT infrastructure and processes to meet the demands of on-time delivery of our Navy ships,” said President Chuck Krugh.
Berry has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Suffolk University in Boston. She has served on several boards and advisory committees; as chair of the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium, she led efforts to advance data standardization and interoperability.
“I am beyond excited to be joining BIW,” stated Berry. “My family has a long lineage serving in various branches of the Armed Forces. I am honored for the opportunity to contribute to this valuable work that helps defend our nation by joining the BIW team and advancing information technology that will improve the infrastructure and processes in support of building ships for the US Navy.”
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Maine’s largest manufacturer, is responsible for new construction, maintenance and modernization of surface combatants for the U.S. Navy. General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company that offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; ship construction and repair; land combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; and technology products and services. More information about General Dynamics Bath Iron Works can be found at www.gdbiw.com. More information about General Dynamics is available at www.gd.com.