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Westinghouse Announces Executive Management Appointments

Westinghouse today announced key changes to its leadership team. Effective immediately:

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Left: Ron Timperio; Right: Adam Silverstein (Photo: Business Wire)

Left: Ron Timperio; Right: Adam Silverstein (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Ron Timperio is appointed Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Global Operations Services
  • Adam Silverstein is appointed Executive Vice President, Quality, Environment, Health & Safety

“Strong execution across our global operations coupled with the highest standards of safety and quality is critical for both our day-to-day and long-term success,” said Patrick Fragman, Westinghouse President and Chief Executive Officer. “Ron is a seasoned executive who brings to Westinghouse an unrelenting focus on performance and delivery through diverse, cross-functional experience across global industries. Adam is a strategic leader whose advanced expertise in quality has been transformative throughout his extensive career, which will serve us well at Westinghouse.”

These announcements follow the departures of Pavan Pattada, Executive Vice President of Global Operations Services, who is pursuing opportunities outside of the company, and the retirement of Jill Redmon, Executive Vice President, Quality, Environment, Health & Safety.

Ron Timperio Appointed to Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Global Operations Services

Mr. Timperio will lead global engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and other technical capabilities that enable Westinghouse’s business units. Most recently Mr. Timperio served as the Chief Operating Officer at PDC Machines, which manufactures diaphragm compressors and commercial hydrogen fueling stations. He has 30 years of experience in manufacturing operations; supply chain management; environmental, health and safety; and quality control. Ron spent nearly two decades at General Electric in leadership roles within its aviation, transportation, industrial solutions and energy services – including nuclear energy – business lines.

Mr. Timperio holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University and an MBA from the University of La Verne.

Adam Silverstein appointed Executive Vice President, Quality, Environment, Health & Safety

Mr. Silverstein will lead Westinghouse’s nuclear safety, industrial safety and quality assurance programs. Prior to joining Westinghouse, Mr. Silverstein served as Vice President – Quality at CommScope, an international, wireless telecommunication infrastructure systems supplier, leading the quality function for the Outdoor Wireless Networks – Structures and Connectivity Sector. Previously, Mr. Silverstein led Quality and HS&E for Rolls-Royce’s Civil Large Engine Operations and, earlier in his tenure, led Facilities and Operations of its Civil Nuclear business. He began his career in the automotive industry working in engineering, design, procurement and program management across Delphi Chassis Systems (USA), GKN Driveline North America Inc., Tower Automotive Inc. and NSK Steering Systems America, Inc.

Mr. Silverstein earned an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Rochester and a master’s degree in Engineering Science and Mechanics from The Pennsylvania State University. He also earned an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Westinghouse Electric Company is shaping the future of carbon-free energy by providing safe, innovative nuclear and other clean power technologies and services globally. Westinghouse supplied the world’s first commercial pressurized water reactor in 1957 and the company’s technology is the basis for nearly one-half of the world's operating nuclear plants. Over 135 years of innovation makes Westinghouse the preferred partner for advanced technologies covering the complete nuclear energy life cycle. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and X.

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