SCRIBA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG) today announced that Ken
Langdon has been named Vice President, Nine Mile Point Nuclear
Station (NMP) reporting to Sam Belcher, CENG Senior Vice President —
Operations, effective October 31. In a related move, Michel Philippon,
Manager — Operations at NMP is the new Plant General Manager — NMP,
reporting to Langdon. Frank Payne, currently the General
Supervisor — Shift Operations, has been named Manager — Operations at
NMP, reporting to Philippon.
"I am thrilled to join the CENG team at Nine Mile Point," Langdon said.
"The pace of improvement being achieved there can only be attained
through a high level of commitment and teamwork and Nine Mile has a
reputation for striving for excellence and earning results. I know my
family will love the area and I am looking forward to working with the
team to continue safe, reliable operations."
"Ken brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Nine Mile Point
team and to CENG," Belcher said. "Throughout his career, he has shown
tremendous leadership in building teamwork, getting results, and
engaging the workforce. Ken joining the team definitely strengthens our
Langdon joins CENG from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), where he was
the plant manager at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant. Prior to TVA, Landgon
served in various leadership roles at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Peach
Bottom Atomic Power Station and Dresden Station. During his time with
Exelon, Langdon earned a boiling water reactor senior reactor operator
certification from LaSalle County Nuclear Station. In addition, he has
experience in maintenance, training, work management, outages, project
and contract management and operations.
Langdon earned a B.S. degree from Southern Illinois University. In the
U.S. Navy nuclear program for eight years, he was a staff instructor and
reactor mechanic aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.
Philippon joined Nine Mile in November 2010 after working as the Manager
- Operations at Vermont Yankee. He also has experience at Detroit Edison
in operations, performance improvement, plant engineering and technical
advisor. He served aboard the USS James Madison (SSBN 627) for six years
operating the reactor and performing maintenance and testing on reactor
controls equipment. Philippon earned a B.S. degree in Electronic
Engineering Technology from the University of Toledo. He obtained his
SRO license from Detroit Edison Fermi 2.
Payne is the new Manager - Operations and has a SRO License for NMP Unit
1. He served in the U.S. Navy in the mid 1980s as prototype instructor
and lead engineering laboratory technician. Payne started working at
Nine Mile Point in 1989. He has worked as a Chief Radiation Protection
Technician, ALARA specialist, Work Week Manager, Shift Technical
Advisor, Control Room Supervisor, Outage Planning SRO and Shift Manager.
Payne earned his B.S. degree in Nuclear Technology from Excelsior
College and an AAS in Radiation Therapy, from SUNY Upstate.
About Constellation Energy Nuclear Group
CENG (a joint venture of Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: CEG)
and EDF Group, SA) based in Baltimore, Maryland, is a leading producer
of safe and reliable nuclear power. The company owns and operates five
nuclear reactors at three sites in New York and Maryland. CENG's core
values are nuclear and personal safety. Nuclear energy accounts for more
than 20 percent of U.S. produced electricity, powering one in five homes
and businesses across the country. It produces no greenhouse gases and
is America's largest source of carbon-free, reliable electricity.
Constellation Energy Nuclear GroupJill Lyon (Nine Mile
Point)315-349-5221orMark Sullivan (Baltimore)email@example.com
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Source: Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG)
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