Based in Rochester, NY, Mark will be responsible for the strategic direction and global expansion of Rolls-Royce nuclear services business. Mark has over 37 years’ experience across the nuclear lifecycle spanning operational plant through to decommissioning. He has worked at more than 15 commercial nuclear power plants in the US and at other facilities and organisations including the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site in Colorado, USA, various roles at Magnox South in the UK (Energy Solutions) culminating in Managing Director and most recently, Chief Operating Officer at the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
Jason Smith, Rolls-Royce, President – Nuclear, said: “Mark brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise and an enviable track record of accelerated change and focused customer delivery. I look forward to welcoming him to our business.
“We pride ourselves on our ability to drive operational and cost efficiencies for our customers through a comprehensive suite of nuclear services and specialist technologies. Mark’s appointment underlines our continued and long-term commitment to the global nuclear services market.”
Mark Lesinski said: “I am exceptionally pleased to be appointed as President – Nuclear Services and to return to the US to drive growth in North America and further afield. Rolls-Royce has some of the most technically advanced solutions in the market to help customers address complex operational challenges. I am proud to become part of it.”
Mark will take up his appointment in January 2014.