Westinghouse Electric Company, based in Cranberry Township, announced Tuesday that it will make organizational and structural changes to drive the company’s growth strategy.
The company said it was creating a dedicated global markets organization and realigning its installed fleet services portfolio into two global business units responsible for plant operations and nuclear fuel services. The changes come as energy security requirements, zero-emissions climate policies and technological changes combine to create significant opportunities for its products and services, the company said. A global posture positions the company to advance its industry-leading solutions across all segments of the nuclear energy lifecycle, the company said.
“These are the right steps at the right time for Westinghouse,” said Westinghouse Chairman and CEO Patrick Fragman. “We are strengthening our global approach to respond to extraordinary market opportunities and improve our responsiveness to our customers.”
As part of the organizational changes, Tarik Choho will become president of the new nuclear fuel business unit. Sam Shakir will become president of the business plan services unit while continuing to lead the environmental services business unit until a new leader is appointed.
Rob Massey will become the company’s chief administrative officer leading a newly created organization integrating global corporate functions and services relating to human resources, information technology, legal and contracting, ethics and compliance, real estate and facilities management, security, public affairs and global sharing. services.
Industry veteran Jacques Besnainou has been named executive vice president of global markets and chief commercial officer, the company announced in a separate statement.