AREVA CEO Appointed to Board of Directors of Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority
September 10, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 10, 2013 – Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell recently appointed Mike Rencheck, CEO of AREVA Inc., to the board of directors of the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority. His two-year term began on July 1, 2013.
“The Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority’s collaboration and research efforts will help drive the future of nuclear energy and support the country’s clean energy vision,” said Rencheck. “I am honored to serve on the Authority’s board of directors and look forward to working with my fellow board members to address important issues in the nuclear energy industry.”
The Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority was established to facilitate collaboration among Virginia’s nuclear energy industry, including colleges and universities, research and development facilities, and the private sector. The Authority’s goal is to establish Virginia as a national and global leader in nuclear energy, and serve as a research and information resource on important nuclear energy issues.
Rencheck was appointed president and CEO of AREVA Inc. in March 2012. He previously served as AREVA’s chief operating officer and as president and CEO of AREVA NP Inc.
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