Danny Roderick joined Westinghouse Electric Company as president and chief executive officer on Sept. 26, 2012. He joined Westinghouse with more than 30 years of proven performance within the nuclear industry.
Before his Westinghouse appointment, Mr. Roderick was senior vice president, Nuclear Plant Projects, with GE-Hitachi (GEH) Nuclear Energy, where he managed all facets of new and existing nuclear plant projects. Prior to that, Mr. Roderick held progressively responsible leadership positions at GEH within engineering and project management, outage and work controls, and operations.
Mr. Roderick also was site operations director and plant general manager at Progress Energy’s Crystal River Nuclear Plant. As the company’s vice president of Nuclear Projects and Construction, he also managed a multibillion-dollar new-nuclear expansion program.
Before joining Progress Energy, Mr. Roderick spent 13 years with Entergy’s Nuclear Division working in plant operations and engineering. Also, he spent three years as a startup and field engineer with Johnson Controls and Howard S. Wright Contractors at the Perry Nuclear and Columbia Generating Stations.
Mr. Roderick has a bachelor’s degree from Lake Erie College and a master’s degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas.