Entergy Nuclear’s Herron named to Duke board of directors

Entergy Nuclear John Herron Duke Energy board of directors

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) elected John Herron, CEO, president and chief nuclear officer of Entergy Nuclear, as a new board member effective March 1. Herron will retire from Entergy (NYSE: ETR) on March 31.

Herron began his career in nuclear operations in 1979 at Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corp., and has held positions at Cooper, Sequoyah, Browns Ferry and Indian Point nuclear power plants. He currently oversees Entergy’s nuclear plants in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, Michigan, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas, as well as the company’s management services at the Cooper plant in Nebraska.

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