Westinghouse Electric Company
Mark Marano brings more than 25 years of nuclear industry experience to his position as president, Americas.
Prior to his arrival at Westinghouse, Mr. Marano was the senior vice president of Business Development for Areva NP in Charlotte, North Carolina (USA). Prior to this position, he was senior vice president, New Plants. Before his positions at Areva, Mr. Marano held executive leadership roles at Burns and Roe Enterprises, Inc. and GE Hitachi. Most notably he was the senior vice president of commercial, marketing and business development for GE Hitachi in Wilmington, North Carolina.
From 2005 through 2006 Mr. Marano was vice president of financial planning for American Electric Power (AEP), and from 2001 to 2005, Mr. Marano served as president and chief executive officer of Numanco LLC, an American Electric Power subsidiary. Concurrently, he served as vice president of Generation Business Services, where he was responsible for management and oversight of all business services in support of AEPís generation fleet of 82 plants in 11 states, inclusive of nuclear, coal, gas, and hydro.
Prior to his roles at AEP, Mr. Marano spent 10 years in successive levels of senior management positions at nuclear plant sites with several utilities where he played key roles in nuclear plant turnarounds during the 1980s and 1990s. This included Florida Power and Light, Carolina Power and Light, Public Services Electric and Gas and Florida Power Corporation.
Prior to his commercial nuclear experience, Mr. Marano worked for Grumman Aerospace and the defense industry from 1984 to 1989.
Mr. Marano graduated from Oswego State University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
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