NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG announced today that it named a nuclear industry veteran, Peter Sena, President of PSEG Nuclear. Sena will report to William Levis, President of PSEG's Power business. Robert Braun, Chief Nuclear Officer, will report to Sena. Sena will join PSEG in late March.
Sena served as Chief Nuclear Officer at First Energy Corporation culminating a 15-year career in a variety of leadership roles at First Energy nuclear operations. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Operations, COO at NextEra.
"We are very pleased to have Pete join PSEG as President of the Nuclear business," said Levis. "His proven track record of creating sustainable excellence at multiple nuclear facilities over the years -- which was recognized by INPO Excellence awards multiple times -- will be a tremendous asset to our business. His broad experience in the industry both as a representative on key task forces and as a leader at First Energy and NextEra makes him an ideal candidate for the role."
"I'm excited to join PSEG Nuclear at such a critical time in the market," Sena said. "I look forward to working with this team to help realize the full potential of the PSEG nuclear operations."
In his early career, he was an Engineering Officer with the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion program for six years as well as serving as a Resident Inspector with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Sena is a graduate of Penn State with a degree in Fuel Science and recently served as a Penn State Nuclear Engineering Advisory Board Member and currently serves on the Auburn University's Advisory Board. In addition, he has recently served on the INPO Executive Advisory Committee and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Nuclear Strategic Issues Advisory Committee where he was the Industry Executive Sponsor of the NEI post Fukishima flooding response initiative.
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