IRVINE, Calif.--()--Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear, mixed and hazardous waste management, announced today the appointment of William Gallo as Chief Operating Officer. Gallo brings more than thirty-five years of expertise and leadership in the energy industry to Kurion.
“Bill is a highly respected executive in the power and environmental management industry”
“Bill is a highly respected executive in the power and environmental management industry,” said Ralph DiSibio, executive chairman and chief executive officer at Kurion. “The knowledge and experience Bill has in growing businesses with a global perspective is in alignment with the Kurion vision in becoming a major force in applying superior technologies to the challenges facing the environment.”
Gallo is a notable executive and global leader in the technology-oriented energy field. As an executive with AREVA, the world leader in the nuclear industry, he served most recently as the chief executive officer for AREVA Solar, Inc., where within his first two years he has grown the company to a top-tier global solar power company. In his previous role at AREVA, he was the chief executive officer of AREVA Federal Services working closing with the Department of Energy (DOE) at various weapons complex cleanup sites. Before joining AREVA, Gallo served eight years as senior vice president of Transnuclear, part of the AREVA Group, where he helped establish the company as the industry leader in used fuel storage, and led the company into the commercial nuclear decontamination and decommissioning sector. Prior to Transnuclear, Gallo served at Hanford for five years, including as director of projects for the Westinghouse/Fluor K-Basin project.
“This position offered me an opportunity to apply my skills to the many challenges faced in the nuclear business,” said Bill. “Kurion, chaired by Ralph, brings the technology and leadership to solve some of the most difficult waste issues around the world. I look forward to making a significant contribution to growing Kurion into a worldwide leader.”
Gallo received his bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from University of California, Berkeley. He served as a director on the Board of the Energy Facilities Contractor Group (EFCOG).
KURION PROVIDES INNOVATIVE, EASILY DEPLOYABLE TECHNOLOGIES TO ACCELERATE PROJECT PERFORMANCE AND COMPLIANCE AND SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE CUSTOMER RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT LIFE-CYCLE COSTS. FOUNDED IN 2008, KURION IS BACKED BY LEADING ENERGY INVESTORS LUX CAPITAL, FIRELAKE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND ACADIA WOODS PARTNERS. HEADQUARTERED IN IRVINE, CALIF., KURION OPERATES A TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT ITS RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS LICENSED FACILITY IN OAK RIDGE, TENN., TWO FACILITIES IN RICHLAND, WASH., FOR TESTING, EQUIPMENT STORAGE, ENGINEERING AND “COLD” NON-RADIOACTIVE TESTING, AND PERFORMS “HOT” RADIOACTIVE TESTING AT PNNL IN RICHLAND, WASH. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.KURION.COM.