Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Unit Names Several Executive Positions

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Westinghouse Electric Co. announced several executive transitions in its Nuclear Fuel and Components Manufacturing organization, effective today.

Michele DeWitt became interim senior vice president of the organization, which includes the Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in South Carolina.

Mike Annacone remains the lead of recovery efforts for CFFF’s S-1030 scrubber issue and will report to DeWitt. Once it restarts, Annacone will be appointed site vice president of CFFF and continue reporting to DeWitt.

DeWitt joined Westinghouse in 1978 and worked within a variety of functions, including engineering, marketing, project management, as well as quality and strategic operations. She is currently vice president, Global Commercial and Marketing. Prior to her time in the Nuclear Fuel organization, she had operational management leadership experience as vice president, U.S. Fuel Operations.

Annacone joined Westinghouse as part of the 2016 CB&I Stone and Webster acquisition, He previously supported recovery from a design basis outage and confirmatory order at Crystal River 3 Nuclear Plant in florida. He also led Brunswick Nuclear Plant’s recovery efforts and was ultimately site vice president. Annacone with at Duke Energy where he led a training probation recovery effort and then went to work at CB&I Stone and Webster as lead in the implementation of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission confirmatory order received there.

During the CFFF restart and recovery period, Interim site Vice President Bruce Phillips will maintain his role.

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