Perma-Fix Expands Sales and Business Development Team with Appointment of Three Senior Nuclear Industry Executives
Perma-Fix is excited to announce the addition of three senior executives to support the Company's sales and business development initiatives. The Company appointed George Taylor as Vice President of Waste Services Business Development and Sales, Chris Reno as Director of Nuclear Services Business Development, and Brian Wood as Director of Commercial and Utility Business Development.
George Taylor appointed Vice President of Waste Services Business Development and Sales
Mr. Taylor brings 35 years of experience in senior management and business development roles within the nuclear industry. Mr. Taylor previously served as the Vice President of Business Development for Visionary Solutions, LLC (VS) and a director of its joint venture company, Aleut World Solutions, where he was responsible for day to day operations and successfully led the joint venture's return to profitability and expanded operations, including securing a $100M contract with the U.S. Army Core of Engineers for the transport and disposal of low-level radioactive waste nationwide. He has led engineering and procurement projects with multiple U.S Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) laboratories, while working to support naval reactors and as DOE Y-12 National Security Complex Liaison with the Department of Commerce's Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Mr. Taylor holds Bachelor degree in Materials Science Engineering from Rice University and an MBA from George Washington University.
Chris Reno appointed Director of Nuclear Services Business Development
Mr. Reno brings over 30 years' experience, including senior management, as well as sales and marketing of professional engineering and nuclear management services. From 1994 to 2017, he held a variety of roles within Atkins (formerly EnergySolutions, Duratek, Scientific Ecology Group and Westinghouse), where he placed over $1 billion of service contracts with every major DOE and NNSA facility in the United States. During his tenure, his primary focus was managing sales of "Tier II" services to the federal government DOE contractors. His responsibilities included review and response to federal solicitations and procurement regulations, managing all aspects of proposal development, strategic planning, initial contacts, understanding client needs, proposal development, closing, contracts management and presentations to senior management. Mr. Reno has a Bachelor in Science degree in Economics from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.
Brian Wood appointed as Director of Commercial and Utility Business Development
Mr. Wood brings more than 15 years of experience in hazardous waste, radioactive waste operations, emergency management, chemical hazards, disaster preparedness, environmental compliance, emergency response, and hazard identification. Mr. Wood previously served as the waste management manager at EnergySolutions, Inc., where he was responsible for leading the planning of radioactive waste management projects in Asia including Fukushima and decommissioning projects in Japan. Previously, Mr. Wood was employed as Senior Manager, Radioactive Waste & Spent Fuel at Tennessee Valley Authority where he developed numerous contracts for disposal, processing and transporting radioactive waste. He is a former Staff Sergeant with the Air National Guard and Senior Airman in the United States Air Force.
Mark Duff, Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are delighted to welcome such experienced and proven industry executives to the senior management team. Each of these individuals brings extensive relationships with government and business leaders, as well as relevant experience in the nuclear and environmental industries, which will be of tremendous value as we continue to grow our Treatment and Services Segments. These appointments come at a key inflection point in the Company's development, as we are focused on accelerating our growth through a variety of ongoing business development initiatives and aggressively bidding on new contracts. We have begun to see the benefit of the improvements we made last year within our business development organization, as illustrated by the recent contracts awarded within the Services Segment and diversification of our revenue streams in the Treatment Segment. We look forward to building upon this success with the addition of these three proven executives."
Perma-Fix Expands Sales and Business Development Team with Appointment of Three Senior Nuclear Industry Executives (June 19, 2019): CLICK HERE TO READ the Perma-Fix Press Release