Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Executive Officers

Rex D. Geveden
Rex D. Geveden
President and Chief Executive Officer
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Rex D. Geveden Rex D. Geveden is president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT), a $1.9 billion nuclear industrial conglomerate headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia. As CEO, Mr. Geveden directs all business operations and leads strategic planning, capital allocation, and leadership succession planning and implementation.

BWXT supplies nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to the U.S. government through the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; manufactures medical radioisotopes; and supplies precision manufactured components, services, and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With about 6,500 employees, BWXT has 11 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada comprising over three million square feet of manufacturing space. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities.

Mr. Geveden joined BWXT in 2015 as chief operating officer (COO), responsible for all operating business units. Previously, he was executive vice president at Teledyne Technologies, leading two of the four Teledyne operating segments.

He spent 17 years at NASA, including service as the agency’s COO responsible for a $16 billion portfolio of work that encompassed the agency’s technical operations of science, aeronautics, space operations and exploration as well as overseeing NASA’s 10 field centers.

Mr. Geveden serves on the board of directors for TTM Technologies, Inc., a global printed circuit board manufacturer with customers in the aerospace and defense, automotive, medical and computing industries. He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in physics from Murray State University.
David S. Black
David S. Black
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
BWX Technologies, Inc.
David S. Black David S. Black is senior vice president and chief financial officer for BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT).

Prior to being elected to his current role in 2015, Mr. Black served as vice president and chief accounting officer for the Company beginning in January 2007. He joined a subsidiary of the Company in 1991 as general accounting manager for the Nuclear Environmental Services Division. Other positions he’s held with the Company or its predecessors include: financial services manager for the ASD Service Center Division; controller for The Babcock & Wilcox (B&S) Federal Services, Inc.; controller for BWXT Services Inc.; and vice president and controller for the previous BWXT entity.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Black served as controller for Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. from 1987 to 1991.

Mr. Black holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Liberty University and a Master of Science in accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology. Mr. Black became a certified public accountant in the commonwealth of Virginia in 1987 and holds a reciprocal license in the state of North Carolina.
Kenneth R. Camplin
Kenneth R. Camplin
President Nuclear Services Group
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Kenneth R. Camplin Kenneth R. Camplin is president, Nuclear Services Group. His career with BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) spans more than 30 years where he has demonstrated progressive experience in technical environments in nuclear manufacturing – including automation, mechanical, and quality control engineering – as well as general management of operations, engineering, and business development.

In his current role Mr. Camplin leads the commercial nuclear and technical services segments of the Company. He also oversees the group’s business development operations, and strategic growth objectives.

In his previous role as vice president, Operations, for the Company’s Technical Services Group, he oversaw operations for a portfolio of projects for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other federal agencies. Mr. Camplin served, and continues to serve, on several of the boards of directors/governors for affiliated entities.

In earlier positions with the Company, Mr. Camplin progressively served in engineering and management roles within the nuclear manufacturing enterprise supporting various DOE and national security missions. He holds several U.S. and international patents in the areas of automation and non-destructive testing and a prestigious Research & Development 100 Award.

Mr. Camplin earned a Master of Science in mechanical & aerospace engineering from the University of Virginia, a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science in metallurgical engineering and Materials Science from the University of Notre Dame. He is a registered professional engineer in the commonwealth of Virginia.
Joel W. Duling
Joel W. Duling
President, Nuclear Operations Group
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Joel W. Duling Joel W. Duling is president of BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. (BWXT NOG), a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia. With about 4,100 employees at five sites, BWXT NOG provides a complete range of nuclear components and services, including the manufacture of nuclear reactor components for U.S. Navy submarines and aircraft carriers and other nuclear and non-nuclear R&D and component production.

He brings more than 30 years of extensive management experience in manufacturing, program execution and nuclear operations to this role. Previously, he served as president of BWXT NOG’s Nuclear Fuel Services, a $200 million business manufacturing nuclear fuel and downblending high enriched uranium for national security interests.

He has also served as vice president of production at the Y-12 National Security Complex, director of the Specific Manufacturing Capability project at Idaho National Laboratory, site manager of the Naval Reactors Facility decommissioning project and program manager for uranium and waste storage, treatment and disposal at the Fernald Environmental Management Project.

Mr. Duling earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biophysical systems/chemistry from Northern Michigan University and a graduate certificate in applied nuclear energy from Idaho State University.
Jason S. Kerr
Jason S. Kerr
Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Jason S. Kerr Jason S. Kerr is vice president and chief accounting officer for BWX Technologies, Inc. Prior to being elected to this position in 2015, he served as corporate controller for the Company with responsibility for external financial reporting and transactional shared service accounting.

Mr. Kerr is a certified public accountant with significant experience serving multi-national corporations, primarily in the manufacturing industry. Previously he served eight years with Deloitte & Touche LLP, most recently as senior manager. During his tenure with Deloitte, Mr. Kerr was responsible for managing multiple audit engagements, reviewed SEC filings to ensure compliance with securities laws and regulations, and reviewed financial statements for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Mr. Kerr joined the company in 2002 as a senior auditor. Prior to this, he spent three years with Arthur Andersen LLP as an auditor. Mr. Kerr holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the College of Charleston and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Charleston.
Richard W. Loving
Richard W. Loving
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Richard W. Loving Rick W. Loving is senior vice president, Human Resources for BWX Technologies Inc. In this role, Mr. Loving is responsible for optimizing a global workforce, attracting and developing key talent to achieve and create a culture of innovation and proven results.

Previously, Mr. Loving was employed by McDermott Incorporated from 2008-2015 serving, most recently, as the senior director, International Human Resources. During his tenure at McDermott Incorporated, he also served as the senior director, Human Resources – Middle East, India & Caspian responsible for all HR activities within the region and the global director, HR Business Services from 2008-2010.

Mr. Loving began his career at Babcock and Wilcox (B&W) in 1979 holding positions in Lynchburg, Virginia; Barberton, Ohio; and Mount Vernon, Indiana. He joined the company as a security training officer and transitioned to the role of manager, Employee & Community relations in 1990. He assumed the role of president of subsidiary B&W Protec, Inc. in Richland, Washington in 1997 before serving the Company as director, Administration from 1999-2007. He also served as director, HR Administration & Environmental, Safety and Health from 2007-2008.

Mr. Loving holds a Master of Arts in personnel management and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Lynchburg College.
John R. MacQuarrie
John R. MacQuarrie
President, Nuclear Power Group
BWXT Canada, LTD
John R. MacQuarrie John R. MacQuarrie is president of BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada). A subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT Canada is a world leader in the design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of steam generation and associated plant equipment.

With more than 20 years of nuclear industry experience, Mr. MacQuarrie’s career includes 16 years with the Company.

Previously, Mr. MacQuarrie served as vice president, Business Development & Marketing for the Company’s commercial nuclear energy operating group. Prior to that he was the vice president of Nuclear Services for the Company where he was responsible for global services delivery. He assumed this role after several years as the general manager of Nuclear Services and Equipment for the Company’s Canadian operations.

John holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degrees of applied science in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto and is a licensed professional engineer in the province of Ontario.

He also sits on the Executive Committee, board of directors, and is the Chair of the Public Affairs Advisory Committee for the Canadian Nuclear Association.
Thomas E. McCabe
Thomas E. McCabe
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Thomas E. McCabe Thomas (Tom) E. McCabe is senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary for BWX Technologies, Inc.

Tom most recently served as the executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Orbital ATK, Inc. – a 13,000-employee, publicly traded company in space, defense and aviation. During his professional career, he was also senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for Alion Science and Technology Corp., a technology solutions provider for the Department of Defense and commercial clients.

Prior to his time at Alion, Tom was executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for Braintech, Inc. He also held a position with XM Satellite Radio, negotiating significant contracts and handling Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission investigations. In addition, Tom’s career includes positions with several law firms, COBIS Corporation, and what is now AT&T Government Solutions, a public aerospace defense company.

Tom graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s degree in English before receiving his juris doctor degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business.
William E. Russell
William E. Russell
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
BWX Technologies, Inc.
William E. Russell William E. Russell is the senior vice president and chief technology officer for BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT).

Prior to being appointed to this position in 2017, Mr. Russell served in multiple areas of the Company, including research and development for medical isotopes, advanced reactor design and small modular reactor fuel method development.

Before joining BWXT in 2011, Mr. Russell spent 16 years at GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH). While at GEH, he held various positions of increased responsibility in technology development, including isotope technology leader, laser enrichment technology leader, ESBWR design leader and new product introduction leader.

Mr. Russell is a named inventor on 75 U.S. patents and patent applications in the fields of nuclear engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering and mathematics. He is an accomplished inventor and throughout his career he has accumulated company awards for product innovation, intellectual property, customer impact, engineering, new product introduction and technical contributions.

Mr. Russell graduated with magna cum laude honors from North Carolina State University, holding a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Board of Directors

John A. Fees
John A. Fees
Non-Executive Chairman
BWX Technologies, Inc.
John A. Fees John A. Fees is the non-executive chairman of BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT).

Mr. Fees served as chairman of the Company since 2010, following its spin-off from McDermott International, Inc. (MDR). Mr. Fees was chief executive officer (CEO) of MDR, a leading engineering and construction company with a focus on energy, from October 2008 until July 2010, at which time he retired from the company with 31 years of service. Mr. Fees held various leadership roles at MDR during his career, including CEO of The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) subsidiary; chief operating officer of BWXT; president & general manager of BWXT Services; and president and general manager of Diamond Power International. While CEO of MDR, Mr. Fees led the company and board of directors through the process of the B&W dividend, and established MDR and B&W as two independent public companies. In 2015, Mr. Fees led the B&W board of directors through the spin out of its power generation business to create BWXT.

Mr. Fees has broad experience in international markets concerning operations, engineering projects, energy and product development. He has served on the Boards of the National Association of Manufacturers, Nuclear Energy Institute, and the National Petroleum Council, along with numerous community organizations where Mr. Fees lived and the company conducted business. Mr. Fees also is a member of the Board of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a global infrastructure investment and development company.

Mr. Fees holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering and operations research from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Engineering Administration from the George Washington University.
Rex D. Geveden
Rex D. Geveden
President & CEO
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Rex D. Geveden Rex D. Geveden is president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT), a $1.9 billion nuclear industrial conglomerate headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia. As CEO, Mr. Geveden directs all business operations and leads strategic planning, capital allocation, and leadership succession planning and implementation.

BWXT supplies nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to the U.S. government through the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; manufactures medical radioisotopes; and supplies precision manufactured components, services, and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With about 6,500 employees, BWXT has 11 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada comprising over three million square feet of manufacturing space. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities.

Mr. Geveden joined BWXT in 2015 as chief operating officer (COO), responsible for all operating business units. Previously, he was executive vice president at Teledyne Technologies, leading two of the four Teledyne operating segments.

He spent 17 years at NASA, including service as the agency’s COO responsible for a $16 billion portfolio of work that encompassed the agency’s technical operations of science, aeronautics, space operations and exploration as well as overseeing NASA’s 10 field centers.

Mr. Geveden serves on the board of directors for TTM Technologies, Inc., a global printed circuit board manufacturer with customers in the aerospace and defense, automotive, medical and computing industries. He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in physics from Murray State University.
Jan A. Bertsch
Jan A. Bertsch
Director
Jan A. Bertsch Jan A. Bertsch has served as the chief financial officer and senior vice president of Owens-Illinois, Inc., a leading manufacturer of container glass and packaging products, since November 2015. Previously, Ms. Bertsch served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sigma-Aldrich, a leading life science and high technology company whose products and services are used in scientific research, the diagnosis of disease, and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostics and high technology manufacturing.

Prior to joining Sigma-Aldrich in 2012, Ms. Bertsch worked for automobile parts supplier BorgWarner Inc. from 2009 until 2012, most recently serving as the company’s vice president, controller and principal accounting officer. From 2001 to 2009, she served in positions of increasing responsibility at Chrysler LLC, attaining the position of senior vice president, chief information officer and treasurer. Prior to Chrysler, she also held positions at Visteon Corp. and Ford Motor Company. She has served on the board of directors and the audit committee for Meritor, Inc. since September 2016

She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Wayne State University and a Master of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University.
Gerhard F. Burbach
Gerhard F. Burbach
Director
Gerhard F. Burbach Gerhard “Gary” F. Burbach serves on the board of directors for several public and private companies in the medical and life science industry including, Fluidigm, a public company manufacturing and marketing innovative technologies for life sciences research, and Vascular Dynamics, Inc., a private medical device company developing an innovative solution for hypertension. He is also the chairman of the board of directors of both Autonomic Technologies, Inc., a private medical device company developing neurostimulation based therapies, and Procyrion Inc., a private medical device company focused on the treatment of chronic heart failure.

From 2006 to 2014, Mr. Burbach was president, chief executive officer and director of Thoratec Corporation, a company that develops, manufactures and markets proprietary medical devices used for circulatory support. Prior to that, he held executive leadership positions at Digirad Corporation, Philips Medical Systems, and ADAC Laboratories. Mr. Burbach also spent six years at McKinsey & Company, Inc. focused primarily in the firm’s healthcare practice.

Mr. Burbach received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University and a master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School.
James M. Jaska
James M. Jaska
Director
James M. Jaska James M. Jaska served in a number of executive roles for more than 10 years with AECOM Technologies, a multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction and management services to clients. He was named president, Global Government in 2013 and oversaw the company’s worldwide operations of its government group operating in 140 countries.

Mr. Jaska also spent approximately 10 years with Tetra Tech, Inc., serving first as chief financial officer and later as president. Tetra Tech is a provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management and technical services focusing on natural resource management, infrastructure, energy and environment.

Additionally, Mr. Jaska held leadership positions with Alliant Techsystems, Inc., Honeywell, Inc. and Ecolab, Inc. He is currently the president and chief executive officer of Nova Global Supply & Services, LLC, which provides global expeditionary logistics and technical services for support of government and international organizations.

A previous board member of Tetra Tech, Inc., the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a number of other organizations, Mr. Jaska is currently chairman emeritus, Corporate Committee for the Trust for the National Mall. He holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Illinois University.
Kenneth J. Krieg
Kenneth J. Krieg
Director
Kenneth J. Krieg Kenneth J. Krieg has more than 20 years of experience with U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition activities. He worked directly for the DoD from 2001 to 2007, serving for two years as the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics responsible for advising the U.S. Secretary of Defense on all matters relating to the DoD acquisition system, research and development, advanced technology and other matters critical to national security.

Prior to joining the DoD, Mr. Krieg worked for 11 years with International Paper, most recently as vice president and general manager of the Office and Consumer Papers Division responsible for the company’s $1.4 billion retail, commercial office and consumer papers businesses. Before moving to industry, Mr. Krieg worked in a number of defense and foreign policy assignments in Washington, D.C., including positions at the White House, on the National Security Council Staff and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Mr. Krieg is the founder of consulting practice Samford Global Strategies. He serves on a number of boards of directors and CEO advisory boards, and he is also a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and a Master in Public Policy degree from Harvard University.
Robb A. LeMasters
Robb A. LeMasters
Director
Robb A. LeMasters Robb A. LeMasters joined Blue Harbour Group in 2011. Prior to joining Blue Harbour Group, he was a founding partner of Theleme Partners from 2009 to 2011.

Previously, Mr. LeMasters was a partner at The Children’s Investment Fund from 2008 to 2009 and a vice president in the Relative Value/Event-Driven Group at Highbridge Capital Management from 2005 to 2008. Mr. LeMasters began his career as an analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co. in the mergers and acquisitions group in 1999, and subsequently joined Forstmann Little & Co. as a private equity analyst in 2001.

Mr. LeMasters earned a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.
Leland D. Melvin
Leland D. Melvin
Director
Leland D. Melvin Leland D. Melvin spent more than 24 years with NASA as an astronaut, research engineer and administrator. He served twice on board the space shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist to support the International Space Station. In addition, Mr. Melvin served as NASA's associate administrator for education until he retired in 2014.

As head of NASA's education program, he served as co-chair on the White House's Federal Coordination in STEM Education Task Force developing the nation's five-year science, technology, engineering and math education plan. Mr. Melvin served as the United States' representative and chair of the International Space Education Board, a global collaboration in space education that fosters interest in space, science and technology among students worldwide.

Prior to joining NASA, Mr. Melvin was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1986 college football draft and later played for the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys. He is currently a member of the board of trustees of the University of Richmond, a director's fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab and a speaker at the Creative Artists Agency based in California.

Mr. Melvin earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Richmond in 1986 and his master's degree in materials science engineering from the University of Virginia in 1989. He also holds five honorary doctorates for his service in education, the sciences and philanthropy.
Robert L. Nardelli
Robert L. Nardelli
Director
Robert L. Nardelli Robert L. Nardelli is the founder and chief executive officer of XLR-8 LLC, an investment and consulting company, which he formed in 2012. He is also senior advisor to Emigrant Bank. Mr. Nardelli formerly served as advisor to the founder of Cerberus Capital Management L.P. (Cerberus), a private equity firm, and has held several senior positions with Cerberus and Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company LLC from 2007 to 2015. Mr. Nardelli serves as a chairman of the board for Ioxus, Inc. and as a trustee of the Savannah College of Art and Design and Cistro Rey Atlanta.

He served as chairman and CEO of Chrysler LLC from 2007 until 2009, and served as chairman, president and CEO of The Home Depot Inc. from 2000 to 2007. Previously, Mr. Nardelli held several senior executive positions with General Electric Company.

He has served on the boards of directors of The Home Depot (2000-2007), The Coca-Cola Company (2002 to 2005) and Chrysler LLC (2007-2009). Mr. Nardelli has over 40 years of global operating and financial experience, including with large publicly traded manufacturing companies.
Barbara A. Niland
Barbara A. Niland
Director
Barbara A. Niland Barbara A. Niland retired from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) in 2016 after serving as executive vice president, business management and chief financial officer for more than five years. In that role, she was responsible for the business strategy and processes in support of business growth and profitability, and she was the primary financial lead for the activity associated with the HII spinoff from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) in 2011.

Previously, Ms. Niland spent more than 30 years with NOC and the former Westinghouse Electronics. She joined Westinghouse in 1979 and was promoted to roles of increasing responsibility in the finance and business management areas. After NOC acquired Westinghouse Electronics in 1996, she continued with the company, ultimately serving as the vice president finance and controller for the Electronic Systems Sector, the largest and most profitable business unit.

Later, she became the business unit chief financial officer for the Newport News shipbuilding division. In 2008, with the combination of the Newport News and Litton shipbuilding operations, Ms. Niland was named CFO of the combined Northrop Grumman shipbuilding business with $5 billion in revenues.

Ms. Niland previously served on the board for AMSEC LLC and as a member of the board of advisors for Christopher Newport University’s Luter School of Business. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Towson University and a master’s degree from University of Maryland University College.
Charles W. Pryor Jr.
Charles W. Pryor Jr.
Director and Lead Independent Director
Charles W. Pryor Jr. Charlie W. Pryor is the former chairman of Urenco USA Inc. based in Arlington, Virginia. Urenco USA Inc. is the North American division of Urenco Ltd., a global supplier of uranium enrichment services based in Stoke Poges, England.

Mr. Pryor is a member of the board of directors of DTE Energy Company and previously served as a director of Progress Energy.

He is the former chairman and chief executive officer of the Westinghouse Electric Company. While at Westinghouse, he led the company’s growth to over $2 billion in annual revenue with employment of over 10,000 people.

Mr. Pryor spent 25 years with The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) and was president of the B&W Nuclear Power Division. He served as CEO of B&W Nuclear Technologies until retiring and starting his own management consulting business before joining Westinghouse.

In 1993, Mr. Pryor was named the State of Virginia’s “Outstanding Industrialist.” Additionally, French President Francois Mitterand presented Pryor with the distinguished Chevalier de ‘Ordre Nationale du Merit for developing business relationships between the United States and France.

Contacts

INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT

Mark Kratz
Director of Investor Relations
1.980.365.4300
investors@bwxt.com

TRANSFER AGENT CONTACT

Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
P.O. Box 43078
Providence, RI 02940-3078
1.800.446.2617