A large turnout of members and guests attended the recent second meeting of the 1983-84 season of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Guest speaker was David B. Sucharski of ARCO Oil and Gas Company in Dallas.
Joe B. Foster has been elected an executive vice president of Tenneco Inc., Houston. In his new post, Mr. Foster becomes a member of the company's Corporate Office and has been assigned overall corporate-level responsibility for an existing Tenneco operating unit,
Frank W. McBee Jr., chairman and president of Tracor, Inc., has announced the election of Walter A. Clements as group vice president of Tracor Components. Mr. Clements, also president of Littelfuse, Inc., a Tracor subsidiary in Des Plaines, 111.
At a recent meeting of the Hampton Roads Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held in Norfolk a paper entitled "Navy Acquisition Streamlining" was presented by Gerard C. Hoffmann. The author was recently appointed to
Seatrain Shipbuilding Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., a wholly owned subsidiary of Seatrain Lines, Inc., has announced the appointment of Edward P. Hellenbrecht as chief marine engineer. In making the announcement, John Serrie, president of the company, said: "Mr.
Joseph Maurelli, chairman and president of Techmatics, Inc., has appointed Walter S. Szczypinski as vice president of the engineering services company located in Arlington, Va. He joined the firm after 25 years of commissioned service in the U.