Shaw makes management changes to its power group

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Baton Rouge, La., September 15, 2010 – The Shaw Group Inc. announced changes to the executive management team of its power generation group.

Clarence Ray has been named chief executive officer of Shaw‘s Power Group. He will oversee all aspects of Shaw’s work in the nuclear, fossil and renewable power industries.

Ray joined Shaw in 2007 as executive vice president where he was responsible for all marketing initiatives and risk management programs. He was formerly the president and chief executive officer of Duke/Fluor Daniel, a multi-billion dollar international engineering and construction partnership company.

Ray has worked in every aspect of power generation throughout his 40-year career, including engineering for nuclear and fossil plants, plant operations, maintenance, capital improvements, construction, contract management, procurement and contract negotiations as both an owner and contractor. He has been involved in putting into service more than 40,000 MW of new generation throughout his career.

Eli Smith has been named president and chief operating officer of Shaw’s Power Group. He will be responsible for project execution and operational excellence for all Power Group projects.

Formerly Shaw’s senior vice president of operations, Smith joined Shaw in 2009 as senior vice president of procurement. He has more than 35 years of experience in engineering, procurement and project execution.

Smith previously served as principal vice president and corporate manager of contracts and procurement for Bechtel Corp. He also spent 22 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in multiple senior management positions.

Andy Dupuy has been named president of the Fossil and Renewables Division of Shaw’s Power Group. Dupuy previously served as the executive vice president of the Maintenance Division of Shaw’s Power Group where he oversaw construction projects, specialty services and process maintenance and engineering.

He is the co-founder and former president of United Crafts Inc., which was acquired by Shaw in 1997. Dupuy has held senior leadership positions within Shaw, including president of Power Services, executive vice president of Infrastructure and president of Construction and Maintenance.

The Shaw Group Inc. is a global provider of engineering, construction, technology, fabrication, remediation and support services for clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response industries.

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