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