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Kurion continues additions to board of directors

Dr. Aris Candris, a prominent commercial nuclear executive, is the latest appointment

by Jason WheelerPublished: November 01, 2012 10:05 AM

Kurion Inc., the Irvine-based nuclear, mixed and hazardous waste management company, has appointed Dr. Aris Candris to its board of directors. Candris is the fourth outside director to join the board in the last two months.

“I’m delighted to welcome Dr. Candris to Kurion’s board of directors, said John Raymont, Kurion founder and CEO. “His decades of experience in the global commercial nuclear industry will give Kurion the important insight into the distinct needs of this growing sector as we seek to expand our commercial nuclear waste management business.”

Having previously served more than 35 years at Westinghouse Electric Co. in a number of positions, including company president and CEO, Candris holds a doctorate and a Master of Science degree in nuclear engineering from Carnegie Mellon University as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree from Transylvania University. He is also a board member of NiSource, The Nuclear Energy Institute, The World Nuclear Association and Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Conference on community development.

“The appointment of Dr. Candris completes the current expansion of Kurion’s board,” said Ralph DiSibio, Kurion’s chairman of the board. “Dr. Candris complements Kurion’s executive team and board of advisers, providing valuable experience and relationships in the commercial nuclear sector.”

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