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BWXT Names John A. Stewart President of Nuclear Fuel Services

28 June 2018

(ERWIN, Tenn. – June 28, 2018) – BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that John A. Stewart has been named president of Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. (NFS) effective July 1, 2018.

“John’s impressive history with BWXT and the U.S. Navy make him uniquely suited for this leadership role at NFS,” BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. (NOG) President Joel W. Duling said. “NFS is important not only to the company as one of our largest manufacturing sites – it also plays a critical role in our national defense.”

With more than 1,000 full-time employees and contract workers, NFS is committed to manufacturing specialty nuclear materials for the U.S. Navy and other customers while protecting its workers, the public and the environment. NFS is the sole provider of nuclear fuel for the U.S. Navy and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NOG.

Since 2012, Stewart has served as president and general manager of BWSR, LLC, a BWXT joint venture performing decommissioning and demolition and supporting nuclear operations at Naval Nuclear Laboratory sites in Idaho, Pennsylvania and New York. Prior to managing BWSR, he was chief of nuclear safety operations at the Y-12 National Security Complex.

Stewart spent 25 years in the U.S. Navy, serving as a staff engineer at the Naval Reactors headquarters in Washington, D.C. and commanding officer of the Ohio-class submarine USS Tennessee before being promoted to deputy commander of Submarine Squadron Sixteen/Twenty and commanding officer of the Trident Refit Facility at Kings Bay, Georgia.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and master’s degrees in engineering management and national resources management from the Catholic University of America and Industrial College of the Armed Forces, respectively.

About BWXT

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more atwww.bwxt.com.

 

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