Job change announcements in the electric power and clean tech sectors.

NuScale Power said that Karin Feldman will assume the role of interim COO/chief nuclear officer effective January 6. Current COO/CNO, Dale Atkinson, will retire on January 5 after more than eight years with NuScale. Feldman joined NuScale in 2012, presently serves as VP, program management office, and is responsible for establishing and maintaining project management, project controls, cost estimating, and risk management standards. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering and radiological sciences from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Georgia Power named Chimaobi (Chima) Chijioke as VP of customer services. Most recently, he served as VP of customer operations for Baltimore Gas and Electric. He earlier held customer service and strategic leadership roles at Exelon and Verizon Wireless. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is a graduate of executive programs at Harvard Business School, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Columbia Business School.

Duke Energy said that Dhiaa Jamil, EVP and COO, will retire midyear 2023 after a career spanning more than 41 years at the company. Jamil will remain COO until his retirement. To transition Jamil’s other duties, Preston Gillespie will join the Senior Management Committee as EVP, chief generation officer and enterprise operational excellence, with expanded responsibilities that include enterprise operational excellence, environmental, health and safety and coal combustion products. And Harry Sideris, EVP, customer experience, solutions and services, will assume responsibility for the transmission organization in addition to his current duties. 

Eversource Energy elected Loretta D. Keane to its board of trustees effective. She was also appointed vice chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Finance Committee. Keane currently serves as CFO of Arcadia Solutions. Keane earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from Suffolk University and her Master of Science in Taxation from Bentley College. 

Battery cell developer Solid Power said that Douglas Campbell will retire from his role as CEO and a member of the board of directors, effective immediately. David Jansen, the company’s chair and president, will serve as interim CEO. Jansen has served as Solid Power’s president since February 2017 and as a member of the board of directors since March 2014 and was an advisor to the company since its inception. He has held various leadership roles, having previously served as a managing partner of Murphree Colorado. Earlier, he served as the president and CEO of Advanced Distributed Sensor Systems. Jansen has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona.

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