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FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. announces management changes

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Akron, Oh., USA - August 14, 2009, Akron, Oh., USA - FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corporation, announced several management changes and promotions.

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Effective September 28, 2009, Peter Sena, vice president of the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, will become vice president of FENOC Operations, a newly created position that will add depth to the fleet operations and management function. Paul Harden, vice president of FENOC Nuclear Support, will become vice president of Beaver Valley, succeeding Sena, and Don Moul, director of engineering at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, will become vice president of FENOC Nuclear Support.

Joining FENOC in 1997, Sena has held numerous management positions in Beaver Valley's Operations and Engineering departments, including director of Engineering and director of Site Operations, and was named to his current position in 2007. Previously, he worked as Nuclear Regulatory Commission resident inspector at Beaver Valley. Sena earned a bachelor of science degree from Pennsylvania State University. In his new role, he will oversee operations of the company's three nuclear power plants, reporting to James Lash, senior vice president of Operations.

Prior to joining FENOC in 2008, Harden was vice president of Projects and Engineering for the Nuclear Management Company in Wisconsin. He has held various positions in Operations and Engineering within the nuclear industry, including site vice president of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Michigan. He also worked at Consumers Energy, where he oversaw the effort to improve performance of Kawaunee Nuclear Power Plant in Wisconsin. Harden earned a bachelor of science degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a master of business administration from the University of Notre Dame. He will be responsible for plant operations at Beaver Valley, reporting to Sena.


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