Executive Insight, Generation

B&W names new executives

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. said Elias Gedeon has joined the B&W as senior vice president and chief business development officer.

Gedeon has more than 30 years of experience in the power generation industry, most recently serving as Alstom Power’s boiler group vice president, global sales and marketing since 2009.

 

From 2003 to 2009, Gedeon served as Alstom’s vice president, sales, Americas. He will provide leadership to drive B&W’s organic growth initiatives and efforts to expand the company’s footprint internationally.

From 1989 to 2002, Gedeon held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Foster Wheeler Power Group and its units including executive vice president, global sales and marketing; vice president, operations, Foster Wheeler Energia S.A. Spain.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., The Babcock & Wilcox Co. is a leader in clean energy technology and services, primarily for the nuclear, fossil and renewable power markets, as well as a premier advanced technology and mission critical defense contractor. B&W has locations worldwide and employs about 12,000 people, in addition to about 10,200 joint venture employees.