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Barbara Turrens

Barbara Turrens recognized as one of the Top Women in Maritime

Barbara Turrens, of Austal USA, has been named one of the 20 Top Women in Maritime by Marine Log Magazine. The publication accepts nominations annually. Turrens was chosen from nearly 200 nominations.

“On behalf of Austal USA, I am so excited for Barbara to be recognized for her many years of service and dedication to Austal USA and the maritime industry,” said Michelle Kruger, Austal USA acting president. “She has made a significant contribution to Austal USA’s success as a prominent member of the defense ship manufacturing industry. Her leadership and vision are second to none and we are proud of this honor she is receiving — it is well deserved.”

Turrens is Austal USA’s IT solutions architect. She is a licensed professional engineer with a doctor of philosophy, systems engineer and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the University of South Alabama. She has more than 30 years of experience, with more than half of those years with Austal USA. She has focused on bringing technology-based solutions and process improvement to a variety of business units within the organization.

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