Saunders joins Amec to lead nuclear growth
Amec, the international project management and engineering services company, has recruited Mike Saunders of Westinghouse to lead the development of its key nuclear business
Amec, the international project management and engineering services company, has recruited Mike Saunders of Westinghouse to lead the development of its key nuclear business.
The appointment marks the company’s focus on the growth opportunities available in the nuclear market worldwide.
Mike Saunders was senior vice president of strategy and integration at Westinghouse following the recent acquisition by Toshiba, and immediately before this, was the senior vice president for the global nuclear fuel business. He will join Amec on 29 January as president of Amec Nuclear, Amec’s worldwide nuclear business.
Earlier, he held a post as vice president of the Westinghouse European Fuel Business with responsibility for operations in the UK and integrating the Swedish business following its acquisition from ABB.
Before this, he headed BNFL’s UK fuel business at Springfields in Preston.
“We are delighted to have recruited Mike, who has a great combination of strategic vision, and management know how, and hands-on operational experience of our market,” said Tim Watson, chief operating officer of Amec Power and Process division.
“His experience is just what we need as we position Amec to capitalise on its strong competitive position in the UK and the world nuclear industry,” he added.
Mike Saunders said: “I look forward to driving this business forward, and ensuring Amec fulfils its potential as a leading player in this market sector.”