Horizon announced yesterday the last two appointments that complete its management team. Both appointments come as Horizon continues to progress its Wylfa Newydd project. The chosen reactor technology for the project – the UK ABWR – has moved onto the final step in its regulatory assessment and there are preparations underway for its second round of public consultation. Meanwhile, the company continues to grow both, at its Headquarters in Gloucester and on-site at Anglesey, with a new HQ opening early next year and the site office set to double in size in the coming months.
The new Programme Director is civil engineer Carl Devlin. He has worked holding executive positions for many industrial companies on high-profile projects such as Heathrow’s Terminal 5, the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, High Speed, the London Underground and other large-scale infrastructure projects. Carl and his team will be responsible for developing and constructing the Wylfa Newydd power station. Site Development, Power Station Design, Programme Management Office and Major Permissions will all report to him.
Carl said: “I’m deluged to be joining Horizon at this time. The company’s development of Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey means it’s one of the most exciting projects currently underway in the UK.
“There’s been great progress made to date but there are still many challenges ahead and I look forward to using my industry experience to lead the Programme Department in ensuring the successful development of the project.”
The new Human Resources Director is Sue Stockton, she joins from the Avionics division at Thales where she was Human Resources Director. Sue has worked as management consultant at board and senior management level. In her more than twenty years of experience working on Human Resources, she held a range of Human Resources leadership positions at BNFL, including Head of Human Resources at Sellafield.
Sue said: “ Horizon has a talented work force with decades f combined experience in this sector and I’m thrilled to have been appointed to the role of HR Director.
“The company is growing rapidly to accommodate the scope of the Wylfa Newydd Project and I’m keen to lead the Human Resources Department in ensuring those needs are met. “
Alan Raymant, Chief Operating Officer at Horizon said: “ The evolution and Development of the company means we’re able to continue to meet the challenging needs of the business.
“Both Carl and Sue bring enormous experience and expertise to Horizon that will be instrumental in moving the business forward. They will help ensure we develop the Wylfa Newydd project on time and on budget and recruit and manage the right talent to enable us to do that”