ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gibbs & Cox, Inc., a global leader in naval architecture and marine engineering, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jeffrey B. Bowles as Director of our division in Chesapeake, VA.
Mr. Bowles joined DLBA in 2001 as a Webb Institute Naval Architect and earned a master's degree in Marine Engineering from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. He was promoted to DLBA Technical Director in 2011. Mr. Bowles has served as detailed detail lead, project manager and Owner's Technical Representative for many high performance craft projects, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Virginia, Florida, and New York, and is a certified Project Management Professional.
"Mr. Bowles' impressive breadth of design and production expertise spans all our recreational, commercial, and military markets. Jeff brings a wide range of design, engineering, and research & development project experience to this position, which will help us continue to grow this business line," states Chris Deegan, President and Chief Executive of Gibbs & Cox, Inc.
DLBA was acquired by Gibbs & Cox in 2015, expanding our capabilities in the high performance craft market with key Research & Development (R&D) project leadership experience. Gibbs & Cox is a global leader in maritime engineering and design, with nearly 7,000 vessels designed to our standards since 1929. Gibbs & Cox supports military and commercial clients in the U.S. and internationally with all phases of marine design, construction, and lifecycle management. Independent and privately held, Gibbs & Cox is headquartered in Arlington, VA, with offices in New Orleans, LA; Newport News, VA; Chesapeake, VA, New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Fort Lauderdale, FL and Canberra, ACT, Australia.
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