Senior Vice President
Nuclear Power Plants
Westinghouse Electric Company
Jeff Benjamin brings more than 25 years of management experience in the nuclear industry to his position as senior vice president, Nuclear Power Plants. In this position, he leads Westinghouse efforts to meet existing new-plant customer needs and to develop new-plant opportunities.
Mr. Benjamin’s career in the global commercial nuclear market includes project and plant operations experience, and he has extensive knowledge of boiling water and pressurized water reactors.
Prior to joining Westinghouse in May 2013, Mr. Benjamin served as president of Nuclear Services at Rolls-Royce Nuclear. He was promoted to the position from his previous role as executive vice president of Engineering.
From 2007 to 2011, he served as senior vice president of Global Commercial Nuclear for CH2M HILL. While in this role, he was program manager for the United Arab Emirates’ new civil nuclear program, assisted Poland in establishing its nuclear energy program and was an original member of the Nuclear Development Forum in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Benjamin played a key role in the formation of Exelon Corporation, where he served as vice president of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs from 2000 to 2007. In this role, he also helped to implement performance improvements across the largest nuclear fleet in the United States.
From 1998 to 2000, he served as site vice president at LaSalle County Generating Station while with Commonwealth Edison.
Mr. Benjamin earned a bachelor’s degree and completed coursework for a master’s degree (thesis pending) in Nuclear Engineering from Oregon State University. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2001.
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