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SNV-Lavalin hires Leonard to head up nuclear biz

SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce the addition of John M. Leonard, Jr. as vice president of business development for the U.S. commercial nuclear sector effective last month. He will be responsible for administration and coordination of all business development efforts related to the U.S. commercial nuclear fleet to include governmental, nuclear utilities, fuel, industrial and broker process markets.

“John is an established nuclear industry leader with a strong track record and success in both operations and business development,” said Keyes Niemer, Senior Director of commercial nuclear, SNC-Lavalin. “His broad depth of industry knowledge and practical experience will be instrumental as we expand and strengthen our footprint in the U.S. commercial nuclear market.”

Leonard’s previous roles include director of business development for Worley Parsons and vice president of Regional Sales for Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy. He holds an MBA from Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

SNC-Lavalin is a global firm in energy infrastructure.