FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Announces Management Changes at Davis-Besse, Beaver Valley
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today several management changes at its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, and Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa.
Raymond A. Lieb, currently director of Site Operations at Beaver Valley, has been promoted to site vice president of Davis-Besse, effective October 8, 2012. Lieb replaces Barry Allen, who has accepted a position at Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. Richard D. Bologna, currently director of Engineering at Beaver Valley, succeeds Lieb as director of Site Operations. Beaver Valley Design Engineering Manager Carmen Mancuso will serve as acting director of Engineering at the site until a permanent replacement is named.
“Ray brings to Davis-Besse extensive knowledge and experience in the nuclear industry and strong leadership skills that will ensure the site continues to deliver safe, reliable performance. His extensive engineering background and solid understanding of plant operations are a benefit to the organization,” said FENOC President and Chief Operating Officer Pete Sena. “Barry’s leadership has been an asset to Davis-Beese as the site strengthened its performance to achieve industry excellence, and we wish him the best in his new endeavors.”
Following his service in the nuclear navy, Lieb began his career at Tennessee Valley Authority’s Sequoyah Nuclear Plant in Operations. He joined Beaver Valley’s Operations group in 1996 as an assistant nuclear shift supervisor and later served as shift manager. He has also held leadership roles in Engineering and Outage and Work Management and served as a loaned employee from FENOC to the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO).
Lieb received a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. He also was licensed as a senior reactor operator at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant and Beaver Valley Unit 1.
Bologna joined Beaver Valley as an engineer in 1988. He has held numerous leadership positions at the site in Maintenance, Engineering and Site Operations and also served as director of Fleet Engineering for FENOC.
Bologna holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He was licensed as a senior reactor operator for Beaver Valley Unit 1.
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its FENOC subsidiary operates the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa.; the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio; and the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.
SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.