President & Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Fragman became Westinghouse Electric Company President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2019. Mr. Fragman brings nearly 30 years of global power and energy services experience to Westinghouse.
Before becoming CEO, Mr. Fragman led transformation initiatives at ABB, a global technology leader in digital industries including: electrification, industrial automation, motion, robotics and discrete automation, and power grids. As senior vice president of ABB’s Grid Integration Business, Mr. Fragman was accountable for an industry-leading portfolio that delivered leading power transmission systems, services, and software solutions globally.
Prior to joining ABB, Mr. Fragman spent 15 years at Alstom, a multinational leader in power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure. While there, he held a series of significant positions in Canada, China, France, and the United States, leading teams, developing project portfolios and businesses on a regional and global scale.
Mr. Fragman has been in the energy and more specifically nuclear industry throughout his career, most recently as the head of the Nuclear Business of Alstom, where he spent 15 years heading global businesses in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, in transportation and energy markets. Earlier in his career, Patrick worked in various industrial and energy-focused roles within the French Government including as Industrial, Energy and Nuclear Safety Advisor to the Minister of Environment & Land Planning. He was also a member of the board of the Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN) from 2013 to 2015, and the representative of the French State in the Board of Elf Aquitaine Production from 1995 to 1997.
Mr. Fragman received an engineering degree from École des Mines de Paris, where he was also part of the Corps des Mines, France’s foremost technical grand corps.