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B&W Announces Key Personnel Changes at the Y-12 National Security Complex

10 August 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) announces, effective immediately, Charles (Chuck) G. Spencer is serving as Acting President and General Manager for Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) managing contractor for the Y-12 National Security Complex. Darrel P. Kohlhorst, B&W Y-12 President and General Manager, and William R. Klemm, Deputy General Manager of Operations, have retired.

"We are grateful to both Darrel and Bill for their dedicated service to B&W Y-12," said George Dudich, President of Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc. (B&W TSG). "We wish them well in their retirement."

With an emphasis on NNSA sites and Environmental Management projects, Spencer brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of B&W TSG.

"Chuck will be a real asset at Y-12," said E. James (Jim) Ferland, President and Chief Executive Officer of B&W. "He understands the singular importance of safety and security and is the right person to help lead our efforts going forward."

About B&W

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., The Babcock & Wilcox Company is a leader in clean energy technology and services, primarily for the nuclear, fossil and renewable power markets, as well as a premier advanced technology and mission critical defense contractor. B&W has locations worldwide and employs approximately 12,700 people, in addition to approximately 10,400 joint venture employees. Learn more at www.babcock.com.