Horizon Nuclear Power Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, appointed Duncan Hawthorne as Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1.
Hawthorne announced his retirement as President and CEO of Bruce Power LP in Canada earlier this month, effective April 30. He has held a range of leadership positions in the UK, U.S. and Canada. He served as chair of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) Atlanta Centre and until recently was President of WANO’s Governing Board.
Hawthorne takes over as the company moves forward with the Wylfa Newydd nuclear project in the UK. Construction on the two UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactors is expected to begin in 2019.
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