SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Structural Integrity Associates today announced Darren Gale joins the company as Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer. Gale will lead the company's efforts servicing domestic and international nuclear plants worldwide and reports to Structural Integrity CEO, Laney Bisbee. He has held executive leadership positions in maintenance services, SMR technical development and licensing, commercial nuclear steam generator services, and fuels engineering.
"Darren's executive leadership and deep technical background will be a valuable benefit to Structural Integrity and our clients," Laney Bisbee, CEO, Structural Integrity said. "We are thrilled to have him join the team. Our Nuclear Services division has continued to be successful despite the current economic challenges facing the US nuclear industry and we look forward to his leadership."
Structural Integrity focuses on integrated solutions that support the needs of the entire nuclear industry to ensure reliable power for the foreseeable future. Darren will build upon Structural Integrity's integrated service solutions for nuclear plants domestically and internationally.
"Structural Integrity is a highly respected, client-focused scientific and engineering consulting company relied on for their innovation in solving the industry's most difficult problems," Gale said. "This position affords me the opportunity to utilize my commercial background with my recent experience in advanced reactors to have an impact on the nuclear and engineering community."
Darren joins Structural Integrity from Day & Zimmerman where he was Vice President, Nuclear Operations. Darren previously spent more than eight years at Babcock & Wilcox developing its commercial nuclear business and leading the mPower SMR Development Program. Before Babcock and Wilcox, he successfully led Steam Generator Services and Fuel Engineering at Framatome. Darren is based in the Charlotte office.
About Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.
Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. is an internationally recognized leader in the prevention and control of structural and mechanical failures, with a strong presence in the power generation industry. With headquarters in San Jose, CA, Structural Integrity serves clients worldwide through branch offices located across the US and Canada, as well as affiliates located in China, Taiwan, Korea, Switzerland, and Spain. Structural Integrity's expertise encompasses a broad range of issues critical to the commercial success of nuclear power plants, including nuclear fuel reactors, as well as fossil-fired plants, oil & gas pipelines, and civil infrastructure, worldwide.
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