Paul T. Paraskevas has been appointed t e c h n o l o g y advisor/ research and development coordinator for the Planning Department of Butterworth Systems Inc. (BSI), Florham Park, N.J. The appointment was made by A.J. Kelly, president of the
CDI Marine Company, naval architects and marine engineers, have announced expanding operations have resulted in the promotion of Don Eason to vice president, Operations- West. Mr. Eason will add to his current assignment as program manager for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard,
The promotion, effective March 1, of Robert S. Newcomb to treasurer of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding operations was announced by Robert C. Wilkins, corporate treasurer. Mr. Newcomb is currently credit manager of shipbuilding operations, with offices in New York City.
William T. Toutant and Wayne P. La- Grange have been elected vice presidents of Jeffboat, Inc., Jeffersonville, Ind. Mr. Toutant, who has served as director of engineering for the inland shipbuilding firm for the past two years, now will be vice president
Selby, Battersby & Co. of Philadelphia, Pa., recently appointed Ronald P. Fendrick as president and chief executive officer. Mr. Fendrick is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and attended graduate school there.
A 50 percent improvement in pipe fabrication shop productivity was achieved recently through improved work scheduling in a shipyard pilot project sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Panel SP-8 on Industrial Engineering.
The retirement of Sydney Swan, vice president in charge of operations, was announced by Robert T. Young, chairman and president of the American Bureau of Shipping, effective December 31, 1973. His duties will be assumed by William N. Johnston, assistant to chairman.
Halliburton Company and its subsidiary Brown & Root, Inc., P.O. Box 3, Houston, Texas 77001, has announced that Thomas J. Feehan, formerly Group vice president, has been named president and chief executive officer of Brown & Root. Mr. Feehan also was
Dr. Irene Carswell Peden, an educator, radio scientist, and leader in an effort to involve women in professional engineering careers, has become the first woman to be named to the Advisory- Board at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.
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,