FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Vito Kaminskas Site Vice President at Perry Nuclear Power Plant
AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has named Vito A. Kaminskas site vice president at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio. In this position, he is responsible for overall management, direction and coordination of operation of the Perry Plant.
A 37-year veteran of the nuclear power industry, Kaminskas was most recently the director of engineering at FENOC’s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. He joined FENOC in 2003 as shift outage director at Davis-Besse where he later served as director of site operations. Kaminskas also has been director of maintenance at FENOC’s Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pa, and director of nuclear fleet operations support at the company’s Akron, Ohio headquarters.
“Vito has been a key leader at our Davis-Besse and Beaver Valley nuclear stations and was instrumental in achieving excellence at both facilities,” said President, FirstEnergy Generation and Chief Nuclear Officer Jim Lash. “His leadership and experience in the industry will benefit the Perry Plant as the site continues its safe operation and pursuit of top operating performance.”
Prior to FENOC, Kaminskas held management positions at the Nuclear Management Company’s Point Beach Nuclear Plant and Florida Power and Light Company’s Turkey Point Nuclear Plant.
Kaminskas holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the Florida Institute of Technology and held a Nuclear Regulatory Commission senior reactor operator license at Turkey Point Nuclear Plant.
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its FENOC subsidiary operates the Beaver Valley Power Station, the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant. More information about FENOC is available at www.fenoc.com. Follow the Perry Nuclear Power Plant on Twitter: @Perry_Plant.
SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.