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Westinghouse promotes Meena Mutyala and Jan Dudiak

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Pittsburgh, Pa., USA - August 10, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pa., USA - Westinghouse Electric Company's Nuclear Automation announced promotions of Meena Mutyala and Jan Dudiak as new vice presidents.

Meena Mutyala is named vice president, Engineering and Product Development for Nuclear Automation. In this new role, Ms. Mutyala is responsible for providing focused leadership of the global product life cycle, including overall system design and architecture of Nuclear Automation's products, based on standard platforms and functional designs.

Ms. Mutyala holds a degree in physics from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India; a master's in nuclear engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill; and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. In 2005, she was honored by the Indian Institute of Technology with the distinguished alumnus award.

Ms. Mutyala most recently served as Vice President of Product Management & Engineering for the Global Nuclear Fuel business of Westinghouse. She also held the position of Vice President of US PWR Fuel with responsibility for marketing, sales and project management for the customer base in US and Asia.

During her career, Ms. Mutyala led the acquisition by Westinghouse of the global nuclear businesses of ABB. She has also served as the Plant Manager of the Westinghouse Specialty Metals Plant, which manufactures components for commercial nuclear fuel.

Ms. Mutyala, who joined Westinghouse in 1977, served as Director of Quality and Environmental Systems for Westinghouse Energy Systems. Earlier in her career, she held a number of increasingly responsible nuclear power- related positions in Europe and the United States.

Mr. Dudiak is named vice president, Operations and Production for Nuclear Automation. In this new role, Mr. Dudiak is responsible for providing focused oversight of operations and production facilities, working with the global Supply Chain Management and Quality Programs organizations to meet production schedules, factory efficiency targets and cost improvements.

Additionally, Mr. Dudiak is responsible for platform standards and applications as well as all Nuclear Automation field services and testing operations.

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