NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced that Kimberly Lebak of its Technical Solutions division has been named president and general manager of HII Nuclear-led joint venture Newport News Nuclear BWXT-Los Angeles (N3B). As president and general manager of N3B, Lebak is responsible for managing the 10-year, $1.4 billion Los Alamos legacy cleanup contract for the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management’s Los Alamos Field Office.
“Kim is well known for her numerous senior executive contributions in government, as well as her superior performance as an integral member of HII’s Nuclear and Environmental Services leadership team, and as N3B’s environmental remediation program manager,” said Michael Lempke, president of HII’s Nuclear and Environmental Services business group and chairman of N3B’s board of managers. “I have every confidence that Kim will skillfully fill the role of N3B president and general manager.”
Lebak joined HII in 2018 after serving nearly 30 years in the DOE. From 2014 to 2017 as manager of the National Nuclear Security Administration Los Alamos Field Office, Lebak directly oversaw federal options at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. She is the recipient of the Presidential Rank Award, which only one percent of the senior executive service workforce is selected to receive.