HII’s Walker Elected to Women’s Leadership Institute

Kellye Walker (Photo: HII)

Posted by Eric Haun

Kellye Walker, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) executive vice
president and general counsel, was inducted into the
DirectWomen's 2017 Board Institute class. Walker is one of 20
elite women lawyers to be welcomed into this year's class.

The 2017 DirectWomen class is composed of general counsels of
Fortune 500 companies, partners at top law firms, and other
senior executives and advisers. DirectWomen identifies leading
women lawyers from around the country who are able to provide the
experience, independence, business judgment and diversity
required for board effectiveness and good corporate governance.

The Board Institute will be held Oct. 18-20 in New York.

Walker has served as executive vice president and general counsel
for HII since January 2015. She has overall leadership
responsibility for HII's law department and outside counsel,
which provide a broad range of legal advice and support for the
company's business activities, including corporate governance
matters, compliance, litigation management, and mergers and
acquisitions.

Walker earned her bachelor's degree at Louisiana Tech University
and a Juris Doctor at Emory University School of Law. She is a
member of the American Bar Association and a former board member
of the Association of Corporate Counsel. She is also a member of
the Executive Leadership Council. In 2016, she was appointed by
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to Christopher Newport University's
board of visitors.

Feb 21, 2017

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