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AREVA Inc. Engineers Earn Peer Praise during National Engineers Week

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February 27, 2015

AREVA’s “Best of the Best” Engineer Chris Plucker

In celebration of National Engineers Week, engineer Chris Plucker from Lynchburg, Va., was recognized from among 21 national finalists as AREVA’s “Best of the Best” Engineer of the Year.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 27, 2015 – In celebration of National Engineers Week, AREVA Inc. hosted peer-nominated Engineer of the Year awards honoring 21 national finalists from among AREVA’s multiple U.S. business units. The Engineers of the Year and honorable mentions were selected based on their engineering contributions to the company, the energy industry and their local communities during the previous year.

“AREVA’s more than 1,500 engineering professionals are among the most talented in the industry,” said Gary Mignogna, president and CEO of AREVA Inc. “Their innovative expertise developing improved designs and technology for our energy customers significantly advances industry-wide safety and performance.”

Chosen from among the finalists, this year’s overall AREVA Inc. “Best of the Best” Engineer of the Year is Chris Plucker from Installed Base Services at the company’s Lynchburg, Va., facility. Plucker’s co-workers highlighted his personal enthusiasm for innovation, growth and cooperative support, as well as his strong customer-focused attitude.

AREVA Inc. Engineers of the Year

“Best of the Best” Engineer of the Year

•  Chris Plucker


Engineers of the Year

• Richard Deveney

• Doug Lawrence

• Kearn Patrick Lee

• Matthew Miller

• Chris Plucker

• Mark Stewart

• Greg Troyer

• Venkata Venigalla


EOY Honorable Mentions

• Nicolae Bobolea

• Raheel Haroon

• Wesley Holley

• Andy Jung

• Adam Kornbau

• Larry Lowman

• Karan Mauskar

• Rick Migliore

• Justin Ng

• Gary Poling

• Ahmad Salih

• Bruce Schafer

• James St. Germaine

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