Senior Director, Supply Chain for Systems & Components Engineering
Westinghouse Electric Co.
Ben Solich is senior director, Global Nuclear Supply Chain, focusing on the Westinghouse New Plants and Major Projects (NP&MP) business.
NP&MP delivers the Westinghouse AP1000® Pressurized Water Reactor power plants to customers worldwide and is currently building units in the U.S. and China. In his current position, Ben is responsible for aligning Global Nuclear Supply Chain with the new plant delivery model, as well as creating a sourcing strategy for potential customers in India.
Ben joined Westinghouse in 2007 and has held leadership positions of increasing responsibility since that time. Prior to his current role, Ben was engineering director, AP1000 Projects, and successfully completed the design and delivered all primary equipment components to China on time and within the allocated budget. Ben also was project director for the Watts Bar nuclear power plant completion project, the first new nuclear plant to go online in the United States since 1996. Additionally, he has held other Supply Chain leadership roles.
Prior to joining Westinghouse, Ben held engineering and leadership positions with Brunswick Boat Group and Dow Chemical.
Ben received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.