Cranberry Township, Pa. – June 4, 2018– Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that Edouard (Eddie) Saab has been appointed president, Canada, effective June 1.
“We are extraordinarily pleased to have Eddie join us as we continue to build the company’s commercial and operational footprint in Canada,” said José Emeterio Gutiérrez, president and chief executive officer, Westinghouse Electric Company. “Eddie brings strong technical leadership and expertise in organizational partnerships in the Canadian nuclear industry to Westinghouse.”
Saab has more than 16 years of experience in engineering, customer relationship management and business development within Canada’s nuclear industry. He was previously the vice president of Business Development & Innovation at NA Engineering Associates, Inc. There he led the firm’s sales and marketing efforts, with a targeted focus on the Canadian nuclear industry. Saab also oversaw innovation throughout the organization and the expansion of its engineering capabilities portfolio.
Prior to his tenure at NA Engineering Associates, Saab worked at Lakeside Process Controls, where he led the Nuclear, Commercial & Renewable Power business and served as the business unit manager for valves and power water systems.
Saab holds a bachelor’s degree of applied science in mechanical engineering and management science from the University of Waterloo, and is a professional engineer in Ontario, Canada. He is an active member of several nuclear industry organizations, including the Canadian Nuclear Society and the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA), where he holds roles on CNA’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee and its Nuclear Leadership Forum.
A native of Toronto, Saab will be based in Canada.