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W. Perry Bingham

Chairman & Board of Director
Director of Navy Programs, BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair
W. Perry Bingham

Perry Bingham was been employed with BAE Systems since June 2011 as the Director of Navy Programs and Director of Navy Business Development.  BAE Systems Ship Repair is the leading non-nuclear ship repair, modernization and conversion facility in the United States serving the U.S. Navy and other maritime customers. 

Mary and Perry Bingham are longtime residents of Virginal Beach and are involved with a myriad of social, cultural and educational non-profit organizations in their community.  They have two daughters and a son; Morgan, Hunter and Bill.  

Prior to joining BAE Systems in June 2011, Perry had a 30-year career in the United States Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer.  He had operational sea tours in the Pacific and Atlantic serving on seven ships and was the Commanding Officer of USS BARRY (DDG 52) and USS ANZIO (CG 68).  During these operational assignments, he deployed seven times to the Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean or Mediterranean Sea, and served as the Maritime Air Defense Commander in 2007 for Fifth Fleet while in Command of USS ANZIO.  

Perry’s military duties included a tour at the United States Naval Academy as an Instructor in the Professional Development Department; duties as Director of Congressional Liaison in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy; duties within the Joint Staff (J6), Head of Surface Warfare Junior Officer Assignments and Detailing Directorate at the Naval Personnel Command and his final tour as the Commodore for the Destroyer Class Squadron supporting the sixty-one United States Destroyers around the world.   

Bingham has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the United States Naval Academy, a Masters of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and a Masters of Science Degree in National Resources Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C. where he a Distinguished Graduate in 2008 and earned the President of the National Defense University Leadership Award and the Major General Harold Mashburn, USMC, Leadership Award.