Salt Lake City, Utah – May 21 2018 –EnergySolutions, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ken Robuck President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 30. Ken was previously President of EnergySolutions’ Nuclear Decommissioning division. David Lockwood, the current President and CEO, will remain with the company as Executive Chairman.
“Ken is an outstanding leader with proven managerial and operational skills,” said David Lockwood. “Over his four years at the company, Ken has been responsible for many of our most important initiatives. He led the award of the SONGS project, the largest decommissioning contract in the company’s history, and the successful execution of the Zion project, ahead of schedule. I am confident Ken will take our company forward in the years ahead as we continue to build on our success as the leader in nuclear decommissioning. I look forward to my role as Executive Chairman in supporting Ken’s leadership of our company.”
“We are excited to have Ken Robuck become President and CEO of EnergySolutions,” said Tyler Reader, Partner of Energy Capital Partners, the owner of EnergySolutions. “With the strengthening of its balance sheet and repositioning of its business, EnergySolutions is now focused on executing on its mission to decommission the U.S. nuclear fleet. As a two-decade veteran of the nuclear industry, Ken has the right background and experience to lead the company through its next stage of growth.”
Ken Robuck stated, “I appreciate the opportunity the Board and David have given me as the new President and CEO of EnergySolutions. By continuing to build on the innovation, knowledge and skills of our outstanding employees, I intend to continue to successfully grow this company in the years ahead.”
EnergySolutions offers customers a full range of integrated services and solutions, including nuclear operations, characterization, decommissioning, decontamination, site closure, transportation, nuclear materials management, processing, recycling, and disposition of nuclear waste, and research and engineering services across the nuclear fuel cycle. For additional information about EnergySolutions visit www.energysolutions.com.
About Energy Capital Partners
Energy Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on investing in North America’s energy infrastructure. Since 2005, the firm has raised over $13 billion in commitments, utilizing this capital to build and acquire investment platforms across multiple energy sub-sectors. With offices in Short Hills, New Jersey, Houston, Texas and San Diego, California, Energy Capital Partners seeks to leverage its team’s decades of energy experience in investing and managing energy infrastructure assets and businesses to serve its investors and portfolio companies.
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