Westinghouse Electric names president and CEO

Westinghouse Electric Co. said it has appointed Danny Roderick as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Roderick succeeds Shigenori Shiga, who was the interim president and CEO since April. Shiga will retain his role as chairman of the Board of Directors.

Roderick recently was the senior vice president, Nuclear Plant Projects for GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy. Prior to that, he worked for Progress Energy Florida and Progress Energy Carolinas. Before that, he worked in plant operations and engineering with Entergy Nuclear (NYSE: ETR).

Westinghouse also announced that Ricardo Pérez, president and chief operating officer, would continue in that position.

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