Strategic Realignment of Responsibilities within the Standalone Operating Nuclear Independent Power Producer
- By April Murelio -
Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC (CENG) has announced that Maria Korsnick, Senior Vice President - Operations and Chief Operating Officer, has been named Chief Nuclear Officer. Henry B. Barron will retain his title and role as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CENG and Executive Vice President of Constellation Energy.
Korsnick, who has 24 years of industry experience, began her career at CEG's Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (CCNPP) and has held a number of positions with increasing levels of responsibility. Korsnick served for three years as Site Vice President at R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant and returned to the corporate office in 2007, serving as the Vice President, Technical Services, Vice President, Nuclear Operations Support and Vice President, Corporate Site Operations. In these positions, she had the responsibility for managing the corporate headquarters and supporting the five operating reactors.
In May 2009, Korsnick became the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations. Throughout her career, she has been instrumental in ongoing initiatives to align fleet operating standards while ensuring the safe and reliable operation of the nuclear sites.
"Maria's appointment to the CNO role recognizes her immense talent and leadership ability," said Barron. "She has the experience and the strategic vision to lead the fleet as we position the company for a successful future."
Korsnick is an active leader as the chair of the Electric Power Research Institute's Nuclear Power Council. She has also served as a member of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Training Academy Council and Future of Learning Team. Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC, (CENG), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is a strategic joint venture of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) and EDF Group. CENG owns and operates three generating stations, Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, in Lusby, MD; R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, in Ontario, NY; and Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, in Scriba, NY. The 2009 annual electricity production was more than 32 million megawatt-hours, meeting the energy needs of 2.5 million homes. CENG has approximately 2,800 employees.
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