PRAGUE, June 11, 2013 -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has appointed Pavel Janík as managing director, Czech Republic.
Mr. Janík will lead Westinghouse operations in the Czech Republic and becomes President of Westinghouse Czech Republic in this newly-created position. He will be responsible for stakeholder relations. Additionally, he will be engaged in all commercial negotiations, including the tender for the Temelín 3 and 4 Project.
Mr. Janík most recently served as chairman of the board for ČEZ Bohunice. He previously was project manager, Mergers and Acquisitions, for ČEZ. Prior to joining ČEZ in 2007, he served in a variety of commercial and project management and technical positions with Škoda Praha and Škoda Power.
Mr. Janík will be located at Westinghouse’s office in Prague. He will report directly to Yves Brachet, president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region for Westinghouse.
"Pavel is a talented and knowledgeable energy professional with extensive experience in leading complex energy projects both in local and international environments," said Mr. Brachet. “As managing director, Pavel will play an important role in the growth of Westinghouse activities in the Czech Republic, stakeholder relations as well as the ongoing negotiations with CEZ on the Temelín 3 and 4 expansion project.”
Mr. Janík has a master’s degree in civil engineering - systems engineering in construction industry from the Czech Technical University in Prague.
Westinghouse Electric Company, a group company of Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502), is the world's pioneering nuclear energy company and is a leading supplier of nuclear plant products and technologies to utilities throughout the world. Westinghouse supplied the world's first pressurized water reactor in 1957 in Shippingport, Pa., U.S. Today, Westinghouse technology is the basis for approximately one-half of the world's operating nuclear plants, including more than 50 percent of those in Europe.