Swafford named Candu Energy CNO, CEO & president

SNC-Lavalin Inc. (TSX: SNC) appointed Preston Swafford as chief nuclear officer, president and CEO of Candu Energy, effective March 1, 2014.

Swafford previously worked at the Tennessee Valley Authority for seven years. He recently held the position of executive vice president and chief nuclear officer, Nuclear Power Group.  He has also held high-level positions at Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC). He has been certified as a Senior Reactor Operator on a U.S>-designed light water reactor.

Swafford holds a Master’s of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Missouri.

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